2021 Young Writer Award

The Page Turner Young Writer Award 2021 is open to any writer aged between 18 and 25. Our judging panel below includes literary agents looking for young writers to represent and publishers looking for young writers to publish. Entering is a two-step process where you register to set up an account as an author or writer. Don't delay, the awards close at the end of May. Enter now!

2021 Young Writer Award Judges

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

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

Analieze Cervantes ~ Young Writer Award Judge

Literary agent, Analieze Cervantes, is actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Young Writer Award in 2021 with the aim of finding a writer she can represent and help to get

Elaine Bousfield ~ Young Writer Award Judge

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

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

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

Leigh Shulman is an author and writing mentor with twenty years of experience under her belt and is judging the Page Turner Awards Young Writers Award in 2021.

Leigh Shulman is an author and writing mentor with twenty years of experience under her belt and is judging the Page Turner Awards Young Writers Award in 2021.

Leigh has taught at universities and

Alison Howard Young Writer Award Judge

Alison Howard will be judging our 2021 Young Writer Award.

Alison is a bilingual editor with 15 years’ global publishing house editorial support experience for both the creative and business

Jenni Harrison ~ Young Writer Award Judge

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

Natalie Trice is judging Page Turner Young Writer Award

Natalie Trice was thrilled to be a judge in our 2020 eBook Award and is delighted to be joining the judging panel for 2021 to judge the Young Writer Award.

Natalie is a PR Director based in Devon

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

Manoj Padaiyachi is delighted to be judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award for aspiring 18 - 25-year-old writers.

Manoj Padaiyachi is delighted to be judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award for aspiring 18 - 25-year-old writers. A National Youth Champion Awardee by Ivolunteer, Manoj is a multifaceted youth who

Hero Brown ~ Young Writer Award Judge

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

Rosemarie Hudson ~ Young Writer Award Judge

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

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

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

Libby Bushill from ProWritingAid is judging 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

Riya M. Cyriac is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award.

Riya M. Cyriac is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award. Riya is the Founder and Executive Director of The Young Writers Initiative (TYWI).

The Young Writers Initiative is a non-profit

Successful author, Dawn Ius, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Young Writer Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors.jpg

Successful author, Dawn Ius, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Young Writer Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors.

Dawn Ius is a novelist, screenwriter, book coach and

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