2023 Writing Mentorship Award Winners

Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2023 Writing Mentorship 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.

These writers have won a writing mentorship from these amazing writing mentors!

  • Marie-Louise Holmberg and her submission, The Man Who Loved Too Much, won a writing mentorship with Lis McDermot.
  • Hannah Croft and her submission, The Bobici House, won a writing mentorship with Nikki Vallance. See Hannah's win on YouTube.
  • Ann Willow and her submission, Seeking New Identities, won a writing mentorship with Tracy Stewart. See Ann's win on YouTube.
  • Gillian Kobiela Lyon and her submission, Monkford and the Humph, won a writing mentorship with Ann Brady.
  • Nabila Tayub and her submission, and her submission, Without Noor won a writing mentorship with Rebecca Megson-Smith. See Nabila's win on YouTube.

See our winning Writing Mentorship Award winners on YouTube.

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Gillian Kobiela Lyon for "Monkford and the Humph"
Genre: Childrens Picture Books

Hello, I am excited to be entering the Page Turner Awards for the third year in a row. Originally from the West of Scotland, I am now settled in Edinburgh with my husband and two cats. As a self employed artist I work mainly from home. This gives me the opportunity to spend some time exploring the

Hannah Croft for "The Bobici House"
Genre: Historical Fiction

Hannah Croft is an English comedian and writer who recently moved to Turin with her Italian husband and two children.

Ann Willow for "Seeking New Identities"
Genre: Memoir

I am an author, playwright, and freelance writer loving life in the American Southwest. Surviving and fleeing my upbringing in the Chicago area under the tutelage of white supremacist parents, I wandered until I found my true home here, inspired by the mystical landscapes, unique cultural history

Marie-louise Ek for "The Man Who Loved Too Much"
Genre: Drama

I'm a Swedish born writer living in Brighton.

Nabila Tayub for "Without Noor"
Genre: Women's Fiction

I am a 43 year old British Pakistani/ Kashmiri woman from a working class background. I have degrees from Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. I moved to Malawi in 2005 and back to the UK in 2021. I am married, have three daughters and currently live in Ascot and