How To Enter
Our 2022 Awards is now open. Entering is a two-step process:
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 screenwriters with a completed script
Writing Award ~ for unpublished, completed manuscripts
Young Writer Award ~ for writers aged between 18 and 25
Writing Mentorship Award ~ for uncompleted manuscripts
All Awards accept fiction and non-fiction in all genres. See more details on each award category.
2021 Success Stories Included:
- A screenwriter won literary management and was signed by Sean Dubravac from Entertainment Lab LA.
- Another seven had their full manuscript requested by literary agents, which hopefully will lead to agency representation
- Four writers won a writing mentorship.
- Six Indie Authors won an audiobook production
- One Indie Authors won a highly valuable publicity campaign
- Several other writers won various writing prizes.
Wow, a fantastic second year for Page Turner Awards!
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, 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 inSee more
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
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 youngSee more
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 banker who developed and sold a financial PR agency. He is also the bestselling author of a series ofSee more
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
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
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 more in-depth passion for scripts and storytelling. This inspired Phill to study scriptwriting at theSee more
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.See more
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
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 gives her as much pleasure as the acts of reading and writing themselves is supporting other writers inSee more
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 sociallySee more
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, whichSee more
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 coaching, developmental, and copy editing services for books of all genres. She has also worked as a
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
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 didSee more
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
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 coaching program to support them in writing their novel, worth £1100!
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 andSee more
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 developmentalSee more
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 enjoyedSee more
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 publisher with a passion for storytelling. Recently featured as one of the UK's top ESG PioneersSee more
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
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 Gleam Futures, a full-service talent management agency. Gleam’s clients include Mrs Hinch, KatSee more
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 AssociatesSee more
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 Poems, L’Ephemere Review, Rising Phoenix Press, The Cypress Dome (where he won an Editor’s ChoiceSee more
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
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 EnglishSee more
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 isSee more
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 highlighting talented new screenwriters.
Joel comes from a family of doctors, yet, unfortunately for him
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 &See more
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 PublicationSee more
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 page, it ain't on the stage' is always confirmed at the mic where transparency is perhaps at its
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
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
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 academic. She is the CEO and Founder of Hollywood and UK film production company and PR agency, GingerSee more
Abe de Cugnac is judging Page Turner 2022 Screenplay Award in the hope of finding new writers to represent.
Holder of master's degrees in Screenwriting from the London Film School and Advertising & Design from the University of Leeds, Abe has written for a variety of genres and formats, from noir
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, writingSee more
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 pressSee more
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 a design partner in 2009. He currently serves as its President and Publisher. Red Chair Press andSee more
Sienna Bates is judging the Page Turner Book Award for published authors and the Writing Award for unpublished manuscripts
Sienna first started her undergraduate years at Brown University in 2012 and has been editing ever since. There, she edited several literary magazines and one travel magazineSee more
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, originalitySee more
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, sheSee more
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 books worldwide, Lauren is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime
Published author and professional ghostwriter Kristy Rutland is judging the Page Turner Writing Award in 2022. Kristy began writing and winning awards when she was in kindergarten, and hasn’t put down the pen since!
Kristy attended Georgia College to obtain a degree in Creative Writing. WhileSee more
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 taughtSee more
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.
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 us have a fundamental and strong urge to share our thoughts, stories, life's journey and knowledge
Falguni Jain is judging the Page Turner Awards international writing contest. She is an editor, writer, beta reader, and book reviewer. But most importantly, she is a compulsive reader, who loves to live in the fantasy world of fiction.
Based in India, she loves to know people's stories and
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.
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 awardSee more
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 his first script produced and broadcast on Channel Four when he was just 19 years old – the shortSee more
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 herSee more
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 andSee more
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 from devastating illness to turn her life around. On top of that, Asal is a public speaker, mentor
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 whoSee more
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 companySee more
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.
Ruth was the winner of the 2021 Page Turner Writing Award for non-fiction and is the creator andSee more
The 2022 prize fund is more than £35K!