2021 Judges

Meet our judges for the Page Turner Awards 2021! We're delighted to welcome them to our 2021 Awards. Please browse through their profiles so you can see what they're looking forward to reading in your entries.

Paul Michael Glaser, the celebrated actor, creator, writer, director, producer and philanthropist, is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

Paul Michael Glaser, the celebrated actor, creator, writer, director, producer and philanthropist, is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

Throughout his childhood Paul enjoyed drawing and

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Anja Widmann is actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award in 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

Anja has been an

JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

JD is co-founder of 5x5 Productions and has relationships that span

Lisa Lepki is a serious word nerd, ProWritingAid's Head of Marketing, and the Editor of the ProWritingAid Blog.

Lisa Lepki is a serious word nerd, ProWritingAid's Head of Marketing, and the Editor of the ProWritingAid Blog. With over 15 years’ experience in writing, marketing, PR, and producing, she secretly

Rita Rosenkranz literary agent actively looking for writers to represent

Rita Rosenkranz is a literary agent actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

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Diane Callahan is judging Page Turner Awards Young Writer Awards.

Diane Callahan is judging Page Turner Awards Young Writer Awards. Diane spends her days shaping stories as a developmental editor and writer of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Her YouTube channel

Ajay Nayyar is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award

British film, actor, producer and director, Ajay Nayyar is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award and is always looking for scripts to option, produce and direct. Ajay is a British film, television

Pulane Irene Chaka is judging Page Turner Awards eBook Award for aspiring authors who are looking for their published work to be recognized by industry professionals.

Pulane Irene Chaka is judging Page Turner Awards eBook Award for aspiring authors who are looking for their published work to be recognized by industry professionals.

Pulane, pronounced Pooh-Lah-Ni

Literary agent Kim Lindman is judging Page Turner Awards Writing Award for unpublished writers looking for a literary agent

Literary agent Kim Lindman is judging Page Turner Awards Writing Award for unpublished writers looking for a literary agent. Kim is a literary agent at Stonesong. She studied English and Journalism in

Libby Bushill from ProWritingAid is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Awards

Libby Bushill from ProWritingAid is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Awards

Libby is ProWritingAid's Editorial and Marketing Assistant. When she's not editing and writing blog posts, she can be

Literary Agent, Kizzy Thomson, is judging the 2021 Page Turner Writing Award and dead keen on finding a non-fiction writer to represent and publish.

Literary Agent, Kizzy Thomson, is judging the 2021 Page Turner Writing Award and dead keen on finding a non-fiction writer to represent and publish. Kizzy runs KT Literary Agency (KTLA), a specialist

Hero Brown, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Muddy Stilettos, is judging the Young Writer Award in 2021.

Hero Brown, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Muddy Stilettos, is judging the Young Writer Award in 2021.

A national journalist with over 25 years’ experience with top broadsheets and glossy

Literary agent, Annette Green is judging the Page Turner Writing Award.

Literary agent, Annette Green is judging the Page Turner Writing Award. Annette has been an agent for over three decades.  After graduating with a BA in English and Humanities she worked in publishing

Ian Lewis from Farnham Films is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award.

Ian Lewis from Farnham Films is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award.

Ian began his career in film and television drama in Austria. After which he worked his way through film cutting rooms, research

Marni Seneker is judging the Page Turner Writing Mentorship Award

Marni Seneker is judging the Page Turner Writing Mentorship Award. Marni is an editor and book coach specializing in narrative non-fiction, prescriptive non-fiction and memoir.

Marni’s professional

Trevor Wood is judging the Page Turner Writing Award.

Trevor Wood is judging the Page Turner Writing Award. Trevor has lived in Newcastle for 25 years and considers himself an adopted Geordie, though he still can’t speak the language. He's a successful

Jennifer Herrington is a literary agent actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award 2021

Jennifer Herrington is a literary agent actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get published.

Donia Youssef works in TV and film with experience reading many scripts and is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award.

Donia Youssef works in TV and film with experience reading many scripts and is judging our 2021 Screenplay Award. Donia is currently working with a professional script doctor on a few of her scripts

Mark Stibbe, author of A Book In Time is judging Page Turner Awards eBook Award 2021

Mark Stibbe is the 2020 Fiction Writing Award winner and is judging our 2021 eBook Award.

Mark has loved storytelling since he was a child. Born in 1960, he was adopted by Philip Stibbe, a star

Rosemarie Hudson, the publisher at HopeRoad looking to publish YA

Rosemarie Hudson, the publisher at HopeRoad, is judging our Young Writer Award as she is keen to find some exciting YA to publish!

Rosemarie was recently joined in her venture by Pete Ayrton

Deb Richardson-Moore judging the Page Turner eBook Award.

Former journalist Deb Richardson-Moore, who writes murder mysteries that fall somewhere between dark cozies and domestic thrillers, is judging the Page Turner eBook Award. 

Her latest novel is

Penny Weston, Founder of MADE and the Director at Moddershall Oaks 5* Country Spa Retreat is judging the 2021 Book Award.

Penny Weston, Founder of MADE and the Director at Moddershall Oaks 5* Country Spa Retreat is judging the 2021 Book Award. Penny is a wellness entrepreneur, business owner and first-time mum who

Jordan Rosenfeld

Jordan Rosenfeld is judging our 2021 eBook Award.

She is the author of six books on the craft of writing, most recently How to Write a Page Turner, and the bestselling Make A Scene. Her freelance

Matt Koss is judging the Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award for screenwriters looking to get their script optioned.

Matt Koss is judging the Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award for screenwriters looking to get their script optioned. Matt is a Journalist, Movie Critic and Script Consultant. He currently writes film

As Yasmin is actively seeking writers to represent, she is thrilled to be judging the Writing Award.

Yasmin Kane judged our 2020 Awards and enjoyed the process so much and was delighted with the results that she is joining our 2021 judging panel. As Yasmin is actively seeking writers to represent

Jonathan Telfer editor of Writing Magazine is judging the Page Turner Awards writing contest

Jonathan Telfer is editor of Writing Magazine and oversees Writers Online. He welcomes feedback on the magazines and website, letters, and article ideas. He also edits the tablet/smartphone Writer’s

Joey Paul, a multi-award-winning indie author, exploring young adult stories, is judging Page Turner Awards Young Writer Award for writers aged between 18 and 25.

Joey Paul, a multi-award-winning indie author, exploring young adult stories, is judging Page Turner Awards Young Writer Award for writers aged between 18 and 25.

She writes across genres, with

Natalia Leigh is judging Page Turner Awards Young Writer Award

Natalia Leigh is judging the Page Turner Awards Young Writer Award, a writing contest for writers aged between 18 and 25. Natalia is a freelance editor and founder of Enchanted Ink Publishing, a

Hilary Townsend is judging the Page Turner Book Award.

Hilary Townsend is judging the Page Turner Book Award. Hilary was born into a Blackmore Vale farming family, spending her early childhood at Hewletts Farm and Thornhill, near Stalbridge.   She became

Literary agent Renae Moore is judging Page Turner Awards Writing Award for unpublished writers looking for a literary agent.

Literary agent Renae Moore is judging Page Turner Awards Writing Award for unpublished writers looking for a literary agent.

Renae started her career in publishing with various editorial

Author Allison Maruska is judging Page Turners eBook Award 2021

Author Allison Maruska enjoyed judging the 2020 Awards so much she is returning to our judging panel for 2021 to judge our eBook Award! Allison is a YA and mystery, suspense author, blogger, teacher

Ann Brady is judging our Writing Mentorship Judge and looking for a writer to mentor

Ann Brady is judging the Page Turner Writing Mentorship Award and offering a fabulous mentoring prize worth more than £2500 for one lucky winner. She is looking for writers with either a finished

Working Mum of the Year, Freelance PR Manager and editor of Sunday Woman, Martina Mercer is judging our eBook Award in 2021.

Working Mum of the Year, Freelance PR Manager and editor of Sunday Woman, Martina Mercer is judging our eBook Award in 2021.

Martina Mercer is an award-winning mum of three who has endured many

Filmmaker Resul Keech is looking for scripts to option and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

Filmmaker Resul Keech is looking for scripts to option and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

With a career spanning more than a decade in visual and productive story-telling, British

Emily Bourne is judging the Page Turner Book Award for published authors.

Emily Bourne is judging the Page Turner Book Award for published authors. Emily an independent author who runs her own publishing house, Halo & Claws Publishing. The publishing house is named after

Robert Fear is judging the Page Turner Book Award.

Robert Fear is judging the Page Turner Book Award. Robert lives in Eastbourne, on the south-east coast of England, with his wife and three cats. He works as a software consultant but has had a

Kelly Rinne is looking for writers to publish and authors who will win an audiobook production

Kelly Rinne is a publisher looking for writers and authors to publish and is the owner of Spectrum Audiobooks, a publishing house with a focus on high-quality audiobooks, with over 20 authors signed

Ran Walker is judging Page Turner Awards Book Award for published authors

Ran Walker is judging Page Turner Awards Book Award for published authors. Ran is the author of twenty-one books. He is the winner of the Indie Author Project's 2019 Indie Author of the Year Award and

Allison Aldridge is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award.

Allison Aldridge is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award. She is a Young Adult (YA) Fantasy author of the Dark Radiance series. She is an active member of both the writing and book community

Charlotte Tomic is judging the Page Turner Book Award in the hope of representing more authors who need to amplify their voices through publicity.

Charlotte Tomic is judging the Page Turner Book Award in the hope of representing more authors who need to amplify their voices through publicity. She is a senior-level public relations consultant who

Katje Kaine from Novel Factory is judging the 2021 Page Turner eBook Award for published novels by fiction and non-fiction authors

Katja Kaine from Novel Factory is judging the 2021 Page Turner eBook Award for published novels by fiction and non-fiction authors.

Katja is the creator of the Novel Factory and a word-obsessed

Julie Broad is judging the 2021 Page Turner Book Award.

Julie Broad is judging the 2021 Page Turner Book Award. She's an Amazon Overall #1 Best Selling Author. Her company, Book Launchers, helps entrepreneurs, professionals, and subject-matter experts

Sina Bowyer is judging Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award

Sina Bowyer is judging Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award. SIna is a screenwriter and producer and the CEO of Red Rug Productions. She graduated with a Masters in Screenwriting from Royal Holloway

As a young aspiring writer herself, Holly Davis is judging our Young Writer Award.

As a young aspiring writer herself, Holly Davis is judging our Young Writer Award.

Holly works as a physical therapist by day and a writer by night in Chicago and enjoys playing with her three babies

Angela Thomas Smith is judging the Page Turner Book Award.

Angela Thomas Smith is judging the Page Turner Book Award. Angela was born in Anderson SC, She grew in a very small community called Level Land in Abbeville County . She was born to the late Glenn Lee

Audrey Knox is judging Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award

Audrey Knox is judging Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award. Audrey is a literary manager at Cartel, with clients staffed on GROWN-ISH and P-VALLEY. She worked her way up from Receptionist in 2016 to

Lauren Cribb Peacock is a film producer looking for scripts to option

Lauren Cribb Peacock is a film producer/writer looking for interesting projects and is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award. Lauren has worked as a Producer in the entertainment industry for a

karen-williams from librotas is offering a writing mentorship in the 2021 page turner awards

Karen Williams is The Book Mentor at Librotas. She’s inspired hundreds of business authors to write a book that positions them as an expert and becomes a business building tool. She works with coaches

Melissa Hope is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award.

Melissa Hope is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award. She's the author of the anticipated Middle-Grade Fantasy Adventure, SEA OF KINGS. She helps aspiring writers to improve their craft and

Sean Campbell is judging the Writing Award and searching for a writer to publish!

Sean Campbell is judging the Writing Award and searching for a writer to publish! He is the founder and editor of époque press, an independent publisher of literary fiction. Their books include The

Author Charlotte Valentine is judging Page Turner Awards eBook writing contest

Author Charlotte Valentine is judging our 2021 eBook Award.

After studying Law in London, Charlotte moved into the corporate world where she was a Managing Director in Investment Banking before

Greg Koorhan is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award.

Greg Koorhan is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award. Greg is an American film director, producer and co-founder of Crossbow Studio, an independent production company specializing in uplifting

Julia Drake of Wildbound PR is judging Page Turner Young Writer Award.

Julia Drake of Wildbound PR is judging Page Turner Young Writer Award. Julia is the co-founder of Wildbound PR, a California based literary publicity company that works with writers, publishers, and

Callum Johnston is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award for aspiring screenwriters

Head of Development at Crawley Film Initiative, Callum Johnston is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award for aspiring screenwriters who want to place their projects in front of film producers with

Rivka Hodgkinson is judging the Page Turner Book Award

Rivka Hodgkinson is judging the Page Turner Book Award. Rivka is a writer and marketing consultant. She has worked with over 250 authors to help them promote their books and build their platform and

Jackson Dickert from Campfire writing software is judging the Page Turner Book Award

Jackson Dickert is judging the Campfire Book Award for published authors. Jackson is an author who works at Campfire Technology as their Chief Marketing Officer. Though he swears by pantsing, he

Robin Cutler from Ingram Sparks is judging our eBook Award

Robin Cutler, CEO of How To Publish Books.com and creative developer of IngramSpark is judging our 2021 eBook Awards. Robin both created and led the development of IngramSpark, an international, award

Elaine Bousfield and ZunTold Publishing is judging our 2021 Young Writer Award and wants to find a young writer to publish!

Elaine Bousfield and ZunTold Publishing is judging our 2021 Young Writer Award and wants to find a young writer to publish! Elaine runs ZunTold Publishing, an independent publishing house based in

Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2021

Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2021. Jenni has been an editor with Young Writers for ten years, selecting, editing and judging

Keith Wheeler is judging the Page Turner Book Award.

Keith Wheeler is judging the Page Turner Book Award. Keith is a multi-award-winning author. He started writing at an early age, having his first published work while still a freshman in high school

Literary Agent Samar Hammam is judging the 2021 Writing Award

Samar Hammam is judging the 2021 Writing Award and searching for a writer to represent and publish! She founded Rocking Chair Books Literary Agency in 2013 after six years as a Director at Toby Eady

Keith Garton is a publisher of children's books who is continually looking for writers of great children's fiction, and he is judging the 2021 Young Writer Award.

Keith Garton is a publisher of children's books who is continually looking for writers of great children's fiction, and he is judging the 2021 Young Writer Award.

Keith founded Red Chair Press with

Green literary agent is judging the Writing Awards and wants to find a writer to represent and publish.

Christine Green Authors’ Agent was founded in 1984 by Christine Green. Christine is judging the Writing Awards and wants to find a writer to represent and publish.

Christine Green Authors' Agent

Helen Hart is judging the Page Turner Awards Book Award

Helen Hart is judging the Page Turner Awards Book Award. Helen is Publishing Director at SilverWood Books, offering complete ‘done-for-you’ self-publishing. She oversees all aspects of SilverWood’s

Jodie Renner is judging Page Turner Writing Award

Freelance fiction editor and award-winning author, Jodie Renner, who has an eye for compelling fiction, is judging our Writing Award. She is delighted to have been asked to judge the Writing Award

Kelly Boyer Sagert is a professional writer, editor, and coach is judging our 2021 eBook Award.

Kelly Boyer Sagert is a professional writer, editor, and coach with decades of experience, is judging our 2021 eBook Award. Kelly is a member of the prestigious American Society of Professional