The 2022 Page Turner Awards

Giving you the chance to propel your writing career!
The Page Turner Awards aims to give authors, writers and screenwriters the chance to place their work in front of successful authors, experts in publishing, literary agents, publishers and film producers,
for the chance to get their work discovered. See our 2020 success stories!

All 2021 Finalists & Winners

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How To Enter

Our 2022 Awards will open in January 2022. Entering is a two-step process:

1. Register

First, register as a writer or author on the link above to set up an account.

2. Submit Your Entry

After you have registered an account, log in and follow the steps in your Authors and Writers Dashboard.

2022 Award Categories

In total, there are five award categories, and you can enter up to fifteen submissions across the different award categories.

Book Award ~ for authors with a published book, mainstream or independently published
Screenplay Award ~ for scriptwriters with a completed screenplay
Writing Award ~ for unpublished, completed manuscripts
Writing Mentorship Award ~ for uncompleted manuscripts
Young Writer Award ~ for writers aged between 18 and 25

All Awards accept fiction and non-fiction in all genres. See more details on each award category.

2021 Success Stories Included:

  1. A screenwriter won literary management and was signed by Sean Dubravac from Entertainment Lab LA.
  2. Another seven had their full manuscript requested by literary agents, which hopefully will lead to agency representation
  3. Four writers won a writing mentorship.
  4. Six Indie Authors won an audiobook production
  5. One Indie Authors won a highly valuable publicity campaign
  6. Several other writers won various writing prizes.

Wow, a fantastic second year for Page Turner Awards!

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2021 Winners

A screenwriter won literary management in LA, four writers won a writing mentorship, one Indie Author won a publicity campaign, six Indie Authors won an audiobook production and thirteen writers, authors and screenwriters won an award.

2022 Judges

Our 2022 judging panel includes literary agents and publishers actively looking for writers to publish, film producers looking for scripts to produce and high-profile experts from the literary and publishing world hoping to discover talented published authors.

18K Prize Fund

The 2022 Page Turner Awards prize fund is over £18K with valuable prizes for authors and writers.

Meet Some Of Our Judges!

We have a prestigious judging panel of successful authors, literary agents, publishers and film producers waiting to judge your creative work.
See all our judges

Paul Michael Glaser judging Page Turner Screenplay Award in 2022

Paul Michael Glaser

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 painting, however his early creative endeavours led him to theatre production and performance which in

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

Jennifer Storm

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 Senior Consultant of Script Aid. She critiques screenplays on formatting, writing style, originality

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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 Chaka

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, is a Journalist at Kingdom Digital News (which is based in Lesotho) and an Editor and Publication

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

Jenni Harrison

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 stories and poems from young authors from across the UK and USA.

Jenni's favourite part of the job is

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Ran Walker is judging Page Turner Awards Book Award for published authors

Ran Walker

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 the 2019 Black Caucus of the American Library Association Fiction Ebook Award.

He has taught

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Robert Fear is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award.

Robert Fear

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 lifelong interest in literature and travel.

In his spare time, he has self-published eight books: three

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Author Charlotte Valentine is judging our 2022 Book Award

Charlotte Valentine

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 leaving to pursue her love of literature and study for her MA with the Open University.

After

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Julia Drake of Wildbound PR is judging 2022 Page Turner Young Writer Award.

Julia Drake

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 changemakers across the globe to bring awareness for their projects via targeted media press

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Donia Youssef is judging our 2022 Screenplay Award

Donia Youssef

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 for a TV series, animation and feature film.

Award-Winning Author, Donia is playing to her

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

Melissa Hope

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 writing community through her free writing tutorials.

Although still a Canadian at heart, she

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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

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 Group.  With over 30 years of public relations experience, he is a PR industry leader who

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As a young aspiring writer herself, Holly Davis is judging our 2022 Young Writer Award.

Holly Davis

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 babies (who all have fur). She is a MG and YA fantasy writer working towards traditional publication.

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

Grant Eustace

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 as varied as films, books, videos and radio. 

One feature-length screenplay – Treason, a true

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Penny Weston judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award

Penny Weston

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 resides in Staffordshire with her fitness enthusiast husband Andy and beagle Bugsy.

Director of award

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

Catalina Lowe

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 and produced.
 
Catalina comes from a journalistic background as an article writer and editor

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

Hero Brown

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 magazines, Hero has been Editor of the Independent on Sunday magazine, Deputy Editor of Red magazine and

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

Rita Rosenkranz

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.

A well-established agent, who began her career as an editor at major publishing houses, Rita represents

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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

Sean Dubravac

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 Management and Production company, with locations in Beverly Hills, CA and Manhattan, NY.

The company

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

Annette Crossland

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 worked in high-profile positions in some of the UK and USA’s most successful publishing companies. Her

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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

Veronica McKenzie

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.
 
Veronica's writing has been shortlisted for the Disney ABC Writing Fellowship

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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 Milner Schmueck

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 Ireland where she still has strong ties and now lives in Northamptonshire in the UK with her young

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

Kirstie Long

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 for Authors for three years before taking up the Associate Agent Role. She has signed four new and

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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

Cate Hogan

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-dazzle of the Silver Screen, Cate Hogan’s life has been defined by the pursuit of storytelling.

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JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the 2022 Page Turner Screenplay Award.

JD DeWitt

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 from publishing houses, best-selling authors, screenwriters and studio executives - all of  which

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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

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 writing, rewriting, or reading scripts, he enjoys watching movies, reading comic books, running

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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

Nichola Ellis

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 founder of THE LIGHTHOUSE COMPANY an LA-based independent production company specializing in socially

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

Kelly Boyer Sagert

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 of Professional Journalists and Authors (ASJA). She is an experienced ghostwriter, as well, with

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

Gina Hollands

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 in the romance genre. Having studied medieval and modern languages with linguistics at Oxford

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

Roslyn Franken

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 publisher and distributor representing hundreds of authors to book wholesalers across Canada. Little did

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Jordan Rosenfeld is judging our 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award.

Jordan Rosenfeld

Jordan Rosenfeld is judging our 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award.

She is the author of six books on the craft of writing, most recently How to Write a Page Turner, and the bestselling Make A Scene. Her freelance articles and essays have appeared in such places as The Atlantic, the New York

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

Kate Tough

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 serious subjects and difficult emotions with a healthy injection of wry wit.

In her fiction, Kate

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

Gale Winskill

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 wide range of experience across fiction and non-fiction, including structural and developmental

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

Katja Kaine

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 human. She’s spent the last ten years perfecting her practical, repeatable novel writing method, which

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

Dawn Ius

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 editor. She is the author of three contemporary young adult novels published by Simon Pulse (Simon &

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Yasmin Kane judged our 2020 Awards and enjoyed the process so much and was delighted with the results that she is joining our 2022 judging panel. As Yasmin is actively seeking writers to represent, she is thrilled to be judging the Writing Award

Yasmin Kane

Yasmin Kane judged our 2020 Awards and enjoyed the process so much and was delighted with the results that she is joining our 2022 judging panel. As Yasmin is actively seeking writers to represent, she is thrilled to be judging the Writing Award.

A literary agent for 17 years, Yasmin set up her

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

Eloise Skinner

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 startup focused on education and social impact.  Her first book, for junior lawyers, was published by The

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

Karen Newman

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 is an award-winning producer from the UK who moved into producing following a highly successful

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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 Janson-Smith

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 for Kruger Cowne, a full-service talent management agency. Kruger Cowne’s clients include Sir Bob

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

Annette Green

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 publishing and agenting for several years. 

She set up her own agency in 1998 and has enjoyed

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Martina Mercer is judging our 2022 Book Award for published authors

Martina Mercer

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 struggles in her life with a smile. Her story is known worldwide, while her business acumen, writing

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

Mark Stibbe

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 pupil of CS Lewis. Inspired by his father’s passion for stories, Mark became a senior scholar of English

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Literary Agent Samar Hammam is judging the 2022 Writing Award

Samar Hammam

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 Associates. Prior to that she worked as a literary scout in New York City for Linda Clark Associates

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Paul Michael Glaser judging Page Turner Screenplay Award in 2022
Jennifer Storm from Script Aid advises authors on best practises for adapting books to screenplays
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.
Jenni Harrison Editorial Manager for Young Writers is judging the Page Turner Young Writer Award in 2022
Ran Walker is judging Page Turner Awards Book Award for published authors
Robert Fear is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award.
Author Charlotte Valentine is judging our 2022 Book Award
Julia Drake of Wildbound PR is judging 2022 Page Turner Young Writer Award.
Donia Youssef is judging our 2022 Screenplay Award
Melissa Hope is judging the 2022 Page Turner Young Writer Award.
Successful PR agent, David E Johnson, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!
As a young aspiring writer herself, Holly Davis is judging our 2022 Young Writer Award.
Grant Eustace Award-winning freelance writer is judging the Page Turner Awards 2022 Screenplay awards.jpg
Penny Weston judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award
Screenwriter, Catalina Lowe, is judging the Page Turner Screenplay Award for screenwriters
Hero Brown is judging the 2022 Page Turner Awards Young Writer Award
Rita Rosenkranz is a literary agent actively looking for writers to represent and is judging our Writing Award 2021
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
Annette Crossland is judging Page Turner 2022 Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!
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
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
Literary Agent Kirstie Long is judging the Page Turner 2022 Writing Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!
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
JD DeWitt, Director of Development and Producer is looking for scripts to option and is judging the 2022 Page Turner Screenplay Award.
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.
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
Kelly Boyer Sagert is judging our 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award
Successful author, Gina Holland, 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!
Jordan Rosenfeld is judging our 2022 Page Turner Awards Book Award.
Author, Kate Tough, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent!
Gale Winskill is judging the Page Turner Writing Award in 2022 in the hope of finding new writers
Katje Kaine from Novel Factory is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award for published novels by fiction and non-fiction authors
Successful author, Dawn Ius, is judging the Page Turner 2022 Book Award in the hope of helping to discover excellent authors!
Yasmin Kane judged our 2020 Awards and enjoyed the process so much and was delighted with the results that she is joining our 2022 judging panel. As Yasmin is actively seeking writers to represent, she is thrilled to be judging the Writing Award
Author and entreprenuer Eloise Skinner is judging the 2022 Page Turner Book Award.JPG
Karen Newman is judging the 2022 Page Turner Screenplay Award for screenwriters
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, Annette Green is judging the 2022 Page Turner Writing Award
Martina Mercer is judging our 2022 Book Award for published authors
Mark Stibbe, author of A Book In Time is judging Page Turner Awards Book Award 2021
Literary Agent Samar Hammam is judging the 2022 Writing Award

2021 Prizes

The 2022 prize funds is more than £18K!

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