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Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2021 Screenplay Award finalists for the Book Adaptation Needed category. Please join us in congratulating these talented authors who stand the chance of winning a book adaptation prize. Please leave them a comment at the bottom of their finalist submission (click 'see more') or join in the discussion in our shortlists' forum.
The finalists' listed below are shown in random order for the screenplay category, Book Adaptation Needed.
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Christianne Robinson Robinson for "Hedged"
Christianne is an attorney in Houston, Texas. She enjoys words, happy hour, cheese, cars, and Longhorn football. Currently, she lives with her husband and their cat Batman; soon they will be adding a Great Pyrenees puppy to the family.
LM Latham Latham for "Shoot The Savage"
I'm a journalist and editor whose work has regularly appeared in top international publications, including the New York Times, FT, Sunday Times and Wall Street Journal. I have a degree in literature and film. Naturally terrified of risk but always on the hunt for a good story, I've trekked in Tierra
mrsteveparker Parker for "CHILD BEHIND THE WALL"
I was born and raised in south east London (Camberwell and Peckham). At age twenty-one I joined the Metropolitan Police where I served for twenty years in numerous high profile squads before being pensioned out with a serious back injury. Blessed with a complete lack of DIY skills I was now able to
JAlexander Alexander for "The Choice"
James Alexander has always had a deep fascination with science fiction and fantasy. As an avid fan of all things extra-terrestrial, he’s passionate about crafting unique and thrilling stories that bring the universe and its mysterious inhabitants to life. In his spare time, James enjoys exploring
Lynette WILLOUGHBY for "Foule Blood"
Lynette Willoughby is a financial planner by day, and an aspiring writer by night. She lives by the beach in Adelaide, and on a calm morning she can be seen gliding over the waves on her paddle board as she ponders her next plot twist. Since completing a short-story course in 2015 she has been
Jacqueline Kowalczyk for "The Depths of Deception"
Jacqueline Kowalczyk is a member of Jericho Writers and is currently working through their Ultimate Novel Writing Course. In April 2021, her first children's book was published by Carl Ed Schunemann KG in Germany, but her heart belongs to thrillers. She's writing a thriller/psychological thriller
Penny Berlin Berlin for "Forever Catalunya"
Penny Berlin has had a varied life. She worked for the famous Molton Brown hair salon in London’s West End. With this rich experience under her belt she eventually worked on Holland America Cruise ships, visiting The United States, Bermuda, Caribbean, Mexico and Canada. Later spending 30 years in
Lara Byrne for "The Road to Canossa"
Lara is a a part-time marketing manager, with a PhD in 20th-century literature and a passion for medieval history. She left a corporate career to fulfill a childhood dream: turning some of the great events and characters of medieval European history into the subject matter of contemporary stories
Joseph Byrd for "Monet & Oscar"
My BS in Journalism and MA in Communications degrees inspired me to become a pioneer in electronic publishing. As a McGraw-Hill editor, I developed one of the first computer publishing systems. In the rapidly developing PC software industry, I co-authored one of his two books using PC desktop
Michele E. Gwynn for "The Making of Herman Faust"
Michele E. Gwynn is an award-winning Bestselling Author and former freelance journalist from San Antonio, Texas. She has worked in newspaper and contributed online to sites like Examiner.com, Yahoo Voices, and Salon.com. She has also worked as a senior editor for FashionErotica.com, written for Film
Robbi Bryant for "The Darkness"
Hi! I wrote THE DARKNESS after a confrontation with the serial rapist who raped me. I showed up at the county jail where he was being held after my case ended in a mistrial. After continued frustrations of waiting for the legal system to bring justice, I went to the jail, where he was held (parole
Jayne Doxtater for "The Box in the Closet"
Jayne Doxtater was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently resides in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. A business owner and esthetician of 40 years, she is now semi-retired and loves spending time outdoors. A self-proclaimed tree hugger and chocolate lover, Jayne is