2022 Judges

Meet our judges for the Page Turner Awards 2022! We're delighted to welcome them to our 2022 Awards. Please browse through their profiles, so you can see what they're looking forward to reading in your entries in 2022.

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Paul Michael Glaser judging Page Turner Screenplay Award in 2022

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

Gale Winskill is judging the Page Turner Writing Award in 2022 in the hope of finding new writers

Gale Winskill is judging the Page Turner Writing Award in 2022 in the hope of finding new writers.

She has been an editor since 1993, both in-house and freelance, in the UK and Hong Kong. She has a

Writer, writing coach and theatre-maker, Rebecca Megson-Smith, is judging the Writing Mentorship Award to find a writer to mentor and coach their book to publication status.

Writer, writing coach and theatre-maker, Rebecca Megson-Smith, is judging the Writing Mentorship Award to find a writer to mentor and coach their book to publication status.

The only work that

Ralph Scott and Kendra Murray from Squeaky Cheese Audiobook Productions are judging the Book Awards to find the best book that they will convert into an audiobook production

Ralph Scott and Kendra Murray from Squeaky Cheese Audiobook Productions are judging the Book Awards to find the best book that they will convert into an audiobook production.

'If it ain't on the

Award-winning writer and passionate adventure world traveller, Ruth Millington, is judging the Page Turner Book Award and hoping to find authors who have gripping storylines in their contest submissions

Award-winning writer and adventure world traveller, Ruth Millington, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award and hoping to find authors who have gripping storylines in their contest submissions.

BAFTA shortlisted scriptwriter, Matthew Cooper, is judging the Page Turner Awards 2022 Screenplay Award

BAFTA shortlisted scriptwriter, Matthew Cooper, is judging our 2022 Screenplay Award.  

Based in the UK, Matthew worked across all the UK's broadcast networks in a 25+ year career.

Matthew had

Literary Manager, Sean Dubravac, is judging the 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding fantastic screenwriters to manageLiterary Manager, Sean Dubravac, is judging the 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding fantastic screenwriters to manage

Literary Manager, Sean Dubravac, is judging the 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding fantastic screenwriters to manage.

Sean is the Co-founder of Entertainment Lab, a bicoastal Talent

Literary Agent Kirstie Long is judging the Page Turner 2022 Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!

Literary Agent, Kirstie Long, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!

Associate Agent Kirstie Long worked behind the scenes with Annette at A

Hero Brown is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Young Writer Award

Hero Brown, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Muddy Stilettos, is judging the Young Writer Award in 2022.

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

Ginger Liu is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award for screenwriters who want to place their screenplays in front of film producers.

Ginger Liu is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award for screenwriters who want to place their screenplays in front of film producers.

Ginger Liu is an author, visual artist, and

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

Margaret Film producer, Ireland, from Split Second Films is judging the Page Turner 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding new screenplays to option and produce

Margaret Film producer, Ireland, from Split Second Films is judging the Page Turner 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding new screenplays to option and produce.

Margaret is from Cork in

Author, Kate Tough, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!

Successful author, Kate Tough, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

Kate Tough is a fiction writer and visual poet. Her work tackles

Kelly Boyer Sagert is judging our 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award

Kelly Boyer Sagert is judging our 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award.

She's a professional writer, editor, and coach with decades of experience, and is a member of the prestigious American Society

Ganesh Vancheeswaran is judging the 2022 writing award judge at Page Turner Awards

Editor, Ganesh Vancheeswaran is judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award to discover some talented new writers.

Ganesh Vancheeswaran is a catalyst for people's self-expression. He believes all of

Literary agent, Annette Green is judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award

Literary agent, Annette Green is judging the 2022 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

Grant Eustace Award-winning freelance writer is judging the Page Turner Awards 2022 Screenplay awards.jpg

Grant Eustace, an award-winning freelance writer, is judging the Page Turner Awards 2022 Screenplay Award.

Grant has worked in a variety of fields using either the spoken or written word, in media

Author Charlotte Valentine is judging our 2022 Book Award

Author Charlotte Valentine is judging our 2022 Book Award.

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

Best-selling author and publisher at John Wilkes Publishing, Robert Kelsey, is judging the Writing Award in the hope of finding non-fiction writers to publish

Best-selling author and publisher at John Wilkes Publishing, Robert Kelsey, is judging the Writing Award in the hope of finding non-fiction writers to publish.

Robert is a former journalist and

Karen Newman is judging the 2022 Page Turner Screenplay Award for screenwriters

Karen Newman is judging the 2022 Page Turner Screenplay Award for screenwriters who want to get their screenplays in front of film producers who are looking for scripts to option and produce.

Karen

Stuart Debar from SRL Publishing is judging the Writing Award in the hope of finding a new writer to publish

Stuart Debar from SRL Publishing is judging the Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to publish.

Stuart is the founder and director of SRL Publishing, an award-winning climate positive

Film Producer, Veronica McKenzie from  Reel Brit Productions, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award in the hope of finding some fantastic thrillers, sci-fi and true-life stories to option and produce

Film Producer, Veronica McKenzie from Reel Brit Productions, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award in the hope of finding some fantastic thrillers, sci-fi and true-life stories to

Penny Weston judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award

Penny Weston, Founder of MADE and the Director at Moddershall Oaks 5* Country Spa Retreat is judging the 2022 Book Award. Penny is a wellness entrepreneur, business owner and first-time mum who

Melissa Hope is judging the 2022 Page Turner Young Writer Award.

Melissa Hope is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award and is the author of SEA OF KINGS, an award-nominated children's fantasy. She helps aspiring writers improve their craft and connect with the

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

Writing mentor and book coach, Nikki Vallance, is judging the Writing Mentorship Award to offer one outstanding writer a writing mentorship to coach them to finish their novel.Writing mentor and book coach, Nikki Vallance, is judging the Writing Mentorship Award to offer one outstanding writer a writing mentorship to coach them to finish their novel.

Motivational speaker, author and creative writers’ coach, Nikki Vallance, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Writing Mentorship Award, and offering one outstanding writer a writing mentorship and 6-month

Screenwriter, Catalina Lowe, is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award for screenwriters

Screenwriter, Catalina Lowe, is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award for screenwriters who are keen to place their screenplays in front of film producers for the opportunity to get them optioned

Successful author, Roslyn Franken, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

Successful author, Roslyn Franken, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

In the mid 1990’s Roslyn worked for a major New York book

Literary Agent, Oscar Janson-Smith is always on the lookout for new writers and is excited to be judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award.

Literary Agent Oscar Janson-Smith is always on the lookout for new writers and is excited to be judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award.

Oscar is a talent and literary agent; he currently works

Joel Handler is delighted to be judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award

Joel Handler is a repped screenwriter, Black List reader, film scout, and credited script consultant who is delighted to judge the Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award with the intention of

JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the 2022 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

Sean Glatch judging Page Turner Screenplay Award in 2022.

Sean Glatch judging Page Turner Screenplay Award in 2022 the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

Sean Glatch is a poet, storyteller, and educator based in NYC. His work has appeared in 8

Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2022

Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2022. Jenni has been an editor with Young Writers for ten years, selecting, editing and judging

Martina Mercer is judging our 2022 Book Award for published authors

Working Mum of the Year, Freelance PR Manager and editor of Sunday Woman, Martina Mercer is judging our Book Award in 2022.

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

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

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

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

Paul Zeidman, screenwriter, blogger and podcaster, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award for screenwriters looking to win a film option through a screenwriting contest.

Paul Zeidman, screenwriter, blogger and podcaster, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Screenplay Award for screenwriters looking to win a film option through a screenwriting contest.

When not

Donia Youssef is judging our 2022 Screenplay Award

Donia Youssef is judging our 2022 Screenplay Award. She works in TV and film with experience reading many scripts. Donia is currently working with a professional script doctor on a few of her scripts

Children’s book editor, Cate Hogan, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award in the hope of helping to discover new writers in the children’s genre

Children’s book editor, Cate Hogan, is judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award in the hope of helping to discover new writers in the children’s genre.

From the boardrooms of Adland to the razzle

Humanitarian, entrepreneur and scientist, Asal Shirazi BEM, is judging the Page Turner Book Awards and hoping to discover some great new talented authors

Humanitarian, entrepreneur and scientist, Asal Shirazi BEM, is judging the Page Turner Book Awards and hoping to discover some great new talented authors.
 
Asal is also a mother who has fought back

Robert Fear is judging the 2022 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

Author and entreprenuer Eloise Skinner is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award.JPG

Author and entrepreneur Eloise Skinner is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award.

Eloise Skinner is an author, founder and teacher. Eloise trained as a corporate lawyer, and now runs her own

Katje Kaine from Novel Factory is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award for published novels by fiction and non-fiction authors

Katja Kaine from Novel Factory is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award for published novels by fiction and non-fiction authors.

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

Kayla Henley is judging the Page Turner Book Award and Page Turner Writing Award

Kayla Henley is judging the Page Turner Book Award and Page Turner Writing Award for the second year.
Kayla is the owner and founder of Henley Ink: Book Coaching and Editing, where she provides book

Successful author, Susie Pearl, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors

Bestselling author, Susie Pearl, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Writing Mentorship Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors.

Susie is a best-selling international author of a

Jennifer Storm from Script Aid advises authors on best practises for adapting books to screenplays

Jennifer Storm from Script Aid advises authors on best practices for adapting books to screenplays

As a Master of Arts in Screenwriting for Film and Television, Jennifer Storm is the founder and

As a young aspiring writer herself, Holly Davis is judging our 2022 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

Successful author, Gina Holland, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

Successful author, Gina Hollands, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

Gina Hollands is the author of seven published novels and novellas

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

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

Dawn Ius is a novelist, screenwriter, book coach and professional

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 2022 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 2022 Young Writer Award.

Keith founded Red Chair Press with

Successful PR agent, David E Johnson, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

Successful PR agent, David E Johnson, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!

David E. Johnson is the CEO and founder of Strategic Vision PR

International bestselling author, Lauren Carr, is judging the Page Turner Book Award hoping to discover talented writers for her book tour business, iRead Book Tours.

International bestselling author, Lauren Carr, is judging the Page Turner Book Award hoping to discover talented writers for her book tour business, iRead Book Tours.


Selling over half a million

Phill Brewer is a script editor, judging the 2022 PageTurner Screenplay Award

Phill Brewer is a script editor, judging the 2022 PageTurner Screenplay Award.

Starting off as an actor, Phill’s first professional performance was in Decades by Leo Butler, where he discovered a

Film producer, Nicola J. Ellis is judging the 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding scripts to option from screenwriters and produce their story copy

Film producer, Nicola J. Ellis is judging the 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding scripts to option from screenwriters and produce their story.

Established in 1995, Nichola Ellis is the

Julia Drake of Wildbound PR is judging 2022 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

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

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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Literary Agent Samar Hammam is judging the 2022 Writing Award

Samar Hammam is judging the 2022 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

Annette Crossland is judging Page Turner 2022 Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!

Literary Agent, Annette Crossland, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!

In a career spanning more than 40 years, Annette Crossland has