2023 Prolific Author Award Shortlist

Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2023 Prolific Author Shortlist, shown in random order!

Please join us in congratulating these rising stars by leaving them a comment at the bottom of their finalist submission. Click 'see more' to read their submission.

These writers are to be applauded for having more than at least 3 x high scoring submissions!

Also browse through the list of 2023 Award Results to see all our finalists, longlists and shortlists.

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These authors have been nominated as a Shortlist for the following number of books.

Please note, the winner will be chosen by their book scores, not by the number of books.

Lauren Braden for "A Drop of Magic"
Genre: Fantasy

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

Lauren Braden for "Faerie Forged"
Genre: Fantasy

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

Lauren Braden for "Casting Shadows"
Genre: Fantasy

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

Lauren Braden for "Of Mettle and Magic"
Genre: Fantasy

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

James Wadsworth for "The Ark Project: The Clone Paradox"
Genre: Sci-Fi

J.W. Elliot is a professional historian, martial artist, canoer, bow builder, knife maker, woodturner, and rock climber. He has a Ph.D. in Latin American and World History. He has lived in Idaho, Oklahoma, Brazil, Arizona, Portugal, and Massachusetts. He writes non-fiction works of history about the

Lauren Braden for "Chaos Song"
Genre: Fantasy

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

James Wadsworth for "Heirs of Anarwyn: Torn"
Genre: Fantasy

J.W. Elliot is a professional historian, martial artist, canoer, bow builder, knife maker, woodturner, and rock climber. He has a Ph.D. in Latin American and World History. He has lived in Idaho, Oklahoma, Brazil, Arizona, Portugal, and Massachusetts. He writes non-fiction works of history about the

Lauren Braden for "Demon Riding Shotgun"
Genre: Paranormal & Supernatural

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

James Wadsworth for "Archer of the Heathland Series"
Genre: Action Adventure

J.W. Elliot is a professional historian, martial artist, canoer, bow builder, knife maker, woodturner, and rock climber. He has a Ph.D. in Latin American and World History. He has lived in Idaho, Oklahoma, Brazil, Arizona, Portugal, and Massachusetts. He writes non-fiction works of history about the

Lauren Braden for "The Magicsmith"
Genre: Fantasy

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

Lauren Braden for "Courting Darkness"
Genre: Paranormal & Supernatural

L.R. Braden is the bestselling author of the Magicsmith urban fantasy series, the spin-off novel Demon Riding Shotgun, and several works of short fiction. Her writing has won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Sci-fi/Fantasy, the First Horizon Award for debut authors, the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban

John Blenkush for "SOLSTICE OF THE HEART"
Genre: Fantasy

A varied career in aeronautics, engineering, construction, and IT/physical security requiring extensive travel has instilled in John a wide- angle view of the world and its inhabitants, stirred hos imagination, and jump started his foray into penning stories. Besides writing, John loves the great

Phill Featherstone for "The God Jar"
Genre: Action Adventure

Phill Featherstone has been a teacher, education adviser and publisher. He now alternates between writing, drinking coffee, and playing the saxaphone (badly) - not always in that order. He lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England with Sally, his wife and partner of more years than either of them

John Blenkush for "SOLSTICE - SACRIFICE"
Genre: Fantasy

A varied career in aeronautics, engineering, construction, and IT/physical security requiring extensive travel has instilled in John a wide- angle view of the world and its inhabitants, stirred hos imagination, and jump started his foray into penning stories. Besides writing, John loves the great

Phill Featherstone for "Paradise Girl - REBOOT series book 1"
Genre: Young Adult

Phill Featherstone has been a teacher, education adviser and publisher. He now alternates between writing, drinking coffee, and playing the saxaphone (badly) - not always in that order. He lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England with Sally, his wife and partner of more years than either of them

John Blenkush for "SOLSTICE - NEW WORLD"
Genre: Fantasy

A varied career in aeronautics, engineering, construction, and IT/physical security requiring extensive travel has instilled in John a wide- angle view of the world and its inhabitants, stirred hos imagination, and jump started his foray into penning stories. Besides writing, John loves the great

Phill Featherstone for "After Shocks - REBOOT series book 2"
Genre: Young Adult

Phill Featherstone has been a teacher, education adviser and publisher. He now alternates between writing, drinking coffee, and playing the saxaphone (badly) - not always in that order. He lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England with Sally, his wife and partner of more years than either of them

Tara Allred for "Beyond the End"
Genre: Sci-Fi

TARA C. ALLRED is an award-winning author, instructional designer, and educator. She has been recognized as a California Scholar of the Arts for Creative Writing and is a recipient of the Howey Awards for Best Adult Book and Best Adult Author. She lives in Utah with her husband. Her published works

Tara Allred for "Lies a Place"
Genre: Sci-Fi

TARA C. ALLRED is an award-winning author, instructional designer, and educator. She has been recognized as a California Scholar of the Arts for Creative Writing and is a recipient of the Howey Awards for Best Adult Book and Best Adult Author. She lives in Utah with her husband. Her published works

Tara Allred for "Remember"
Genre: Sci-Fi

TARA C. ALLRED is an award-winning author, instructional designer, and educator. She has been recognized as a California Scholar of the Arts for Creative Writing and is a recipient of the Howey Awards for Best Adult Book and Best Adult Author. She lives in Utah with her husband. Her published works

Stephanie Dawn… Hrehirchuk for "Love in the Cards: The Cherryville Trilogy Romcom Part 1"
Genre: Romance

Stephanie Hrehirchuk is the author of 30 books across multiple genres, including the multi award-winning memoir An Accidental Awakening: It’s not about yoga; It’s about family, and the Anna series of children’s books. A spinal injury pushed the Canadian mom of two out of her career in personal

Stephanie Dawn… Hrehirchuk for "Love in the Orchard: The Cherryville Trilogy Romcom Part 2"
Genre: Romance

Stephanie Hrehirchuk is the author of 30 books across multiple genres, including the multi award-winning memoir An Accidental Awakening: It’s not about yoga; It’s about family, and the Anna series of children’s books. A spinal injury pushed the Canadian mom of two out of her career in personal

Stephanie Dawn… Hrehirchuk for "Love in the Kitchen: The Cherryville Trilogy Romcom Part 3"
Genre: Romance

Stephanie Hrehirchuk is the author of 30 books across multiple genres, including the multi award-winning memoir An Accidental Awakening: It’s not about yoga; It’s about family, and the Anna series of children’s books. A spinal injury pushed the Canadian mom of two out of her career in personal

Robbi Bryant for "The Darkness"
Genre: Horror

Hi! I wrote THE DARKNESS after a confrontation with the serial rapist who raped me. I showed up at the county jail where he was being held after my case ended in a mistrial. After continued frustrations of waiting for the legal system to bring justice, I went to the jail, where he was held (parole

Robbi Bryant for "The Beautiful Evil"
Genre: Suspense & Thriller

Hi! I wrote THE DARKNESS after a confrontation with the serial rapist who raped me. I showed up at the county jail where he was being held after my case ended in a mistrial. After continued frustrations of waiting for the legal system to bring justice, I went to the jail, where he was held (parole

Robbi Bryant for "Dream"
Genre: Paranormal & Supernatural

Hi! I wrote THE DARKNESS after a confrontation with the serial rapist who raped me. I showed up at the county jail where he was being held after my case ended in a mistrial. After continued frustrations of waiting for the legal system to bring justice, I went to the jail, where he was held (parole