2022 Award Winners

Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2022 Award Winners!

Please join us in congratulating these rising stars by leaving them a comment at the bottom of their submission. Click 'see more' to read their submission. And you can also congratulate them in our forum.

Book Award

  • Tamra Ryan won the Page Turner Non-Fiction Book Award for her published book, The Third Law
  • Tom Joyce won the Page Turner Fiction Book Award for his book, A Missing Peace.
  • Tom also won the Book Award Golden Author, plus the audiobook production with Squeaky Cheese Productions.
  • Check out our Book Award Genre Winners.
  • Book Award Cover Winners
  • Junia Wonders won Best Illustrated Book for her Children's Picture Book, I Love You Through Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall
  • Monica Red won The Best Book Series for her book, Saber, Wisdom and Justice
  • Meredith Wargo won The Best Co-Authored Book for her book, Dawgs: A true story of lost animals and the kids who rescued them, co-authored with Diane Trull
  • Christine Hassing won The Best Book Title for her book, Hope Has A Cold Nose

Screenplay Award

And the winners are...

  • Shia Lebeouf won the Page Turner Screenplay Film Script Award for A8450, M.D. He has also won representation with Sean Dubravac of Entertainment LA
  • Sean Slater won the Page Turner Screenplay Film Script Award for The Devil and Dick Gregory
  • Laura Whitton won the Page Turner Screenplay TV Series Award for Birthweight
  • Michael Clifton won the Page Turner Screenplay Short Film Award for Gloves
  • Jodie Smith won a book adaptation for her published novel, Bayou Cresting
  • Justine Gilbert won a book adaptation for her published novel, Daisy Chain
  • Meredith Wargo won a book adaptation for her published story, Dawgs: A true story of lost animals and the kids who rescued them
  • Joseph Byrd won the Screenplay Award Golden Screenwriter
  • Joe Campbell Jr. won the Best Story Title for his screenplay, Different Wings

Writing Award

  • Jane Bond won the Page Turner Writing Award for her unpublished novel, Flick-Flack
  • Victoria Brown won the Page Turner Writing Award for her unpublished novel, Darling Girl
  • Laura Beeby won the Writing Award Golden Writer for her submission, Veronica Perfect
  • Check out our Writing Award Genre Winners
  • Sophie Morton-Thomas won the Best Story Title for her submission, Bird Spotting in a Small Town

Writing Mentorship Award

  • Bethan Charles won a writing mentorship from Tara Avery
  • Mina Rose won a writing mentorship from Tara Avery
  • Emily Henderson won a writing mentorship from Ann Brady
  • Ciara Mullaney won a writing mentorship from Ann Brady
  • Theodora Scott won a writing mentorship from Lis McDermott
  • Roma van den Bergh won a writing mentorship Lis McDermott
  • Sarah Nias won a writing mentorship from Nikki Vallance
  • Masha Shukovich won a writing mentorship from Rebecca Megson- Smith

Young Writer Award

  • Kay Mancino won the Page Turner Young Writer Award for her unpublished novel, Apoptosis, or Cell Death
Laura Beeby for "Veronica Perfect"

I'm a Canadian-Dutch writer temporarily living in Canada as a caregiver for my elderly father, but my permanent home is in Rotterdam with my Dutch musician husband whom I met in a music forum for fans of the Hollies. My background is in advertising copywriting and, along with my English and History

Cristina Loggia for "LUCIFER'S GAME"

Cristina started her career as a newspaper reporter for L’Eco di Biella and La Provincia di Biella, in Piedmont, Italy. After a spell running the press office of an MP, she moved to London, where she worked for several years as a public affairs and media relations professional, advising major

Roma Van Den Bergh for "Into the Light "

I’m a CGI filmmaker by trade and throughout my career have helped visualise stories from Hollywood blockbusters like The Golden Compass to Alex Garland’s Annihilation. INTO THE LIGHT was inspired by a true life event of a woman, who stopped a man killing a young girl in public, whilst others passed

Julie Carrick Dalton for "Waiting for the Night Song"

Julie Carrick Dalton’s debut novel WAITING FOR THE NIGHT SONG was named to Most Anticipated 2021 book by CNN, Newsweek, USA Today, Parade, Buzzfeed, and others, and was an Amazon Editor’s Pick for Best Books of the Month. As a journalist, Julie has published more than a thousand articles in

Helen Matthews for "The Girl in the Van"

Helen Matthews writes page-turning psychological suspense novels and is fascinated by the darker side of human nature and how a life can change in an instant. Her latest novel The Girl in the Van will be published on 17 March by Darkstroke Books. Previous novels include suspense thriller After

Carol Sanford for "No More Feedback: Cultive Consciousness at Work"

Senior Fellow of Social Innovation, Babson College; CEO, The Regenerative Paradigm Institute, Educator and Social Change designer for people in change agents roles, organizational leaders who aspire to making a difference, business and organizational teams pursuing meaningful work and business

Bob Palmer for "Hacking George"

Bob Palmer has been, in chronological order, a construction worker, town planner, rock drummer, graphic designer, award-winning adman, entrepreneur, scriptwriter and movie producer. He gets bored easily. In his spare time, he's been caught in a Utah desert flash flood, set off the alarms at Area 51

Michael Clifton for "Gloves"

Growing up on a hazardous waste site that’s home to the Mothman legend was a lot for Michael to take in. Stories of outsiders caught between real and imagined horrors are now his sweet spot. He has earned accolades from Academy Award qualifying festivals such as Cinequest, HollyShorts, Austin Film

Edwin Brightwater for "To Kill A Demon: A Novel"

Edwin Brightwater writes horror and suspense fiction that incorporates the unreal—gothic, dark urban fantasy, the paranormal and the magical, thrilling stories of things bizarre, grotesque, or utterly impossible. His work is crafted to excite, stir, and scare the reader. His books pull you out of

Mina Rose Stiet for "Project Saturnalia "

Mina Rose lives in the Seattle area. She loves self-care, astrology, tarot, yoga, cats, coffee, video games, and outer space (although she's never been). On a typical day you can find her burning incense and dancing in the kitchen. On a non-typical day you can find her sipping margaritas next to a

Theodora Scott for "The Beatmaker"

A Danish Viking who hates the cold, Theodora Scott lives in the Middle East where she can wear flip-flops in January. By day she works as a business writer for an IT corporation, by night she writes a blog about her two passions: music and pop culture. A lifelong hip hop fan and student of the craft

Sarah Nias for "The Formation of Rifts"

Sarah Nias grew up overseas and worked in translation before moving into a career in print production. Returning to education as a mature student, she studied for an MA in English which inspired her to take up her own writing. After participating in several online creative writing courses she was

Christine Hassing for "Hope Has a Cold Nose "

Christine is an exceptional intuitive listener and compassionate mentor with thirty years of experience teaching individuals to find a centeredness in life, in their leadership, and within themselves. A self-employed coach who brings the power of choice, purpose, and hope into the customized

Meredith Wargo for "DAWGS: A True Story of Lost Animals and the Kids Who Rescued Them"

Meredith Wargo is an award-winning author and advocate for animals. The recipient of four Maxwell Medallions from the Dog Writers of Association of America, she has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Although a native Texan, Meredith currently lives in southern

Meredith Wargo for "DAWGS: A True Story of Lost Animals and the Kids Who Rescued Them"

Meredith Wargo is an award-winning author and advocate for animals. The recipient of four Maxwell Medallions from the Dog Writers of Association of America, she has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Although a native Texan, Meredith currently lives in southern

Monica Red for "Saber, Wisdom and Justice Book 3"

All my life I have been in love with stories, and as I grew up, I became a storyteller that now put her words in writing. Although I enjoy many genres, fantasy and sci-fi come easiest to me. Long ago, words came to me in Spanish, and then when I moved farther north in this hemisphere, my characters

Mary Camarillo for "The Lockhart Women"

Mary Camarillo is the award winning author of The Lockhart Women, published in June of 2021 by She Writes Press. Her short fiction and poems have appeared in publications such as 166 Palms, The Ear and Lunch Ticket. She is currently working on a second novel about her neighborhood in Huntington

Junia Wonders for "Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be?"

Junia Wonders is the author of the seasonal bestseller The Roll-Away Pumpkin, which has been translated into six languages. Five of her picture books, namely, The Roll-Away Pumpkin, Zachary and the Great Potato Catastrophe, The Night the Monsters Came, Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be?, and I

Junia Wonders for "I Love You Through Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall"

Junia Wonders is the author of the seasonal bestseller The Roll-Away Pumpkin, which has been translated into six languages. Five of her picture books, namely, The Roll-Away Pumpkin, Zachary and the Great Potato Catastrophe, The Night the Monsters Came, Have You Ever Wondered What You Will Be?, and I

Lois Kennis for "Rise on Eagle's Wings"

Lois Kennis is a tenacious writer and avid reader who "writes to stir hearts" with a gleam of hope. Kennis is a 2022 Genesis Contest Semifinalist in American Christian Fiction Writers. In 2021, she was a Writing Award Finalist in the Page Turner Awards. Kennis won the American Christian Fiction

Wendy Sanford for "These Walls Between Us: A Memoir of Friendship Across Race and Class"

I grew up in an affluent white suburban family in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. During the socially turbulent time of the 1970s, I became a feminist, a lesbian, and a Quaker. A founding member of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, I co authored and edited many versions of Our Bodies, Ourselves

Jane Bond for "Flick-Flack"

In my life I've worked in factories, behind several bars and once ran a livery stable. I spent fifteen years as a software engineer in England, Ireland and Scotland – sorry Wales. In 2007 we moved to France. Now I make jam and sell it on the local markets, which is far less lucrative, but far more

Alan Fleet for "See Bella"

I began writing adult fiction in the late nineties and my novel Woollyback was published in July 2000 by a small, northwest based publisher. The book sold modest numbers, but importantly was selected by the UK Film Council for a tutored adaptation into a screenplay. This was completed in 2003 and

Tom Joyce for "The Missing Peace"

Tom Joyce will neither confirm nor deny having any association with persons, living or dead, that have worked for intelligence gathering agencies, in the United States or abroad, in any capacity. He can, however, confirm that he has spent time in Northern Afghanistan and most of the other places

Tom Joyce for "The Missing Peace"

Tom Joyce will neither confirm nor deny having any association with persons, living or dead, that have worked for intelligence gathering agencies, in the United States or abroad, in any capacity. He can, however, confirm that he has spent time in Northern Afghanistan and most of the other places

Joe Campbell Jr. for "Different Wings"

Joe Campbell Jr. is a father of three adult daughters and lives with his wife on Long Island in New York. With the high demand for IP from Hollywood, Joe took on a new challenge and created a TV pilot, adapted from his unpublished trilogy. Different Wings is ​​​​​​an emotional romance and family

Justine Gilbert for "Daisy Chain"

Justine Gilbert's current novel, Daisy Chain, is due to be published in March 2023 by Claret Press. It is historical fiction about the women who surrounded Roosevelt's presidency. Seen through the eyes of his sixth cousin, Daisy Suckley, it highlights the influence these women possessed. Justine is

Joseph Byrd for "Monet & Oscar: The Essence of Light"

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

Emily Henderson for "Jolene"

I’m currently working as a lawyer in London, I have recently qualified as an associate in my firm’s litigation team and was given a qualification break in which I thought I would give this idea a real attempt. I am originally from the North-East and came to writing over the past few years, having

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Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2022 Award Winners!