Writing Award Judges

Kimberley Atkins

Kimberley Atkins is Publisher - Women’s Fiction, responsible for commissioning commercial women’s fiction for Hodder & Stoughton in London. She has worked in publishing for the last ten years in both

Anish Chandy

Anish Chandy is the founder of Labyrinth Literary Agency, it is a full service agency based out of New Delhi. Anish was a Senior Commissioning Editor at Penguin Random House where he commissioned for

Louise Buckley

Louise Buckley is an Associate Agent at Zeno Agency. Prior to this she was an editor and has worked in publishing for over a decade. She is actively building her list of commercial and literary

Jonathan Telfer

Jonathan Telfer is editor of Writing Magazine and oversees Writers Online. He welcomes feedback on the magazines and website, letters, and article ideas. He also edits the tablet/smartphone Writer’s

Yasmin Kane

A literary agent for 15 years, Yasmin set up her own publishing house, Three Hares Publishing in 2014. Yasmin strives to be at the cusp of change in a continuously evolving and fast-paced industry

Kate Barker

Kate Barker has worked in book publishing for over 20 years as a literary agent, editor and ghostwriter. She set up her own agency in 2016 and represents a wide range of novelists and writers of non

Susan Mears

 Susan Mears from Susan Mears Literary & Film Agency will be judging our 2020 Writing Award. Susan studied English and French Literature at Southampton University and the Sorbonne University, Paris

Karly Caserza

Karly Caserza is an Associate Agent with Fuse Literary Agency. Karly was born in the Philippines and immigrated to Northern California as a child. She obtained her Business Marketing degree and has

Ann Brady Writing Mentorship Prize

Ann Brady has been working in various sectors of publishing for since the 80s and is judging the Page Turner Writing Award and is also offering a fabulous mentoring prize worth more than £2500 for one

Karen Williams

Karen Williams is The Book Mentor at Librotas. She’s inspired hundreds of business authors to write a book that positions them as an expert and becomes a business building tool. She works with coaches

Lisa Lepki

Lisa Lepki is a serious word nerd, ProWritingAid's Head of Marketing, and the Editor of the ProWritingAid Blog. With over 15 years’ experience in writing, marketing, PR, and producing, she secretly