Tammy Letherer, a Chicago author and writing coach, is judging the Page Turner Writing Award hoping to discover talented writers.
She has a long and varied professional writing career. After earning a degree in journalism from Indiana University, she began as a copywriter, marketing things like Big Macs, dog food, and Jim Beam whiskey, before trading tag lines for full-length manuscripts.
Her latest book, The Buddha at My Table, is an award-winning memoir that was named the 2019 Book of the Year by the Chicago Writers Association.
Her work can also be found on Huffington Post, Grok Nation, She Does the City, Eden Magazine, Brazen Women, and more.
She works as a developmental editor for Atmosphere Press and is currently writing her second novel.