2022 Book Adaptation Needed Shortlist

Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2022 Book Adaptation Needed Longlist, shown in random order!

These writers are hoping to win a book adaptation to take their novel to a screenplay. Please join us in congratulating these writers by leaving them a comment at the bottom of their finalist submission. Click 'see more' to read their submission. And you can also congratulate the finalists in our forum.

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Arshad Ahsanuddin for "Zenith (The Interscission Project: Book 1)"
Genre: Action Adventure

I am a hematopathologist: a laboratory physician specializing in diagnosis of diseases affecting blood, bone marrow, and lymph nodes, such as leukemia and lymphoma. In my COPIOUS free time, I write LGBT SciFi/Fantasy novels. Yes, I realize the irony that I write about vampires.

P.J. Roscoe for "Between Worlds"
Genre: Suspense & Thriller

P.J. Roscoe is the international award-winning author of historical, paranormal novels and the 'Adventures of Faerie folk' series for young children. Her latest award, January 2021, winning the best Women's Fiction at the Firebird Book Awards was yet another reason for readers to find her work and

Genre: Action Adventure

Jamie is an avid martial artist (MMA), the world's okayest bass player, and a licensed private investigator who resides in Los Angeles County, CA. She is the author of the 2x award-winning science fiction HALL OF SKULLS, and the critically-acclaimed paranormal suspense HIDDEN DOORS, SECRET ROOMS.

Susan Almond for "Ladies in Red"
Genre: Women's Fiction

For my first book I've used the name Susan Almond, my maiden name, but as a writer I have had various incarnations. As Sue Marsh, my first married name, I was a commissioned writer for "Jackie" and "Patches" for a few years in the late 80's, also having short pieces - fiction and nonfiction -

Tammy Pemper for "Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor during a campaign of death and destruction"
Genre: Memoir

Australian-born author, Tammy has spent the majority of the last two decades volunteering and working in Timor-Leste, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. She’s been a writer, capacity developer, trainer, and program manager. She’s also worked with the UN, Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Jodie Smith for "Bayou Cresting: The Wanting Women of Huet Pointe"
Genre: Anthology & Compilations

Award-winning author and Mobile Literary Festival founder Jodie Cain Smith spent her childhood exploring the shores of Mobile Bay. She is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and Northern Michigan University because earning a degree on both the southern and northern border happened by

Michele E. Gwynn for "The Making of Herman Faust"
Genre: Crime

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

Justine Gilbert for "Daisy Chain"
Genre: Historical Fiction

Justine Gilbert's debut novel, Daisy Chain was published in March 2023 by Claret Press, historical fiction about the women who surrounded Roosevelt's presidency. Daisy Chain has been shortlisted for the Paul Torday Memorial Award 2024. Born in New York, Justine has lived in America and Italy, but