Somewhere buried beneath this campus, there is a bomb. It’s hidden, but it’s not silent.
And someone will find it.
It just depends on when.
Young Writer Award 2022
The Page Turner Award's Young Writer Award is for writers aged between 18 and 25 who want to place their writing in front of literary agents and publishers in the hope of having their writing discovered.
"A Reckoning of Dragons" by Kate Samuels
Dragons are out, dirigibles are in. When a young rider’s death leaves her dragon’s saddle empty, a restless debutante, poor relation of a dirigible magnate, steps forward to fill it. But behind the walls of the garrison, mutiny simmers: when the reckoning comes, she'll have to choose a side.
"The Three Muses " by Yvette Naden
Ten years after his disappearance, the body of famous writer Harry Turner is pulled from the Doxey Marshes, prompting an investigation that delves into his most controversial relationships: his wife, his mistress and his underage conquest. In situations like these, is there such a thing as truth?
"A Serpent's Tale " by Georgina Barrowclough
Meet Roselyn—the deadliest assassin in Rivergarde.
After a lone human murders a fae prince, her father, the human king's general, strikes a bargain to uphold peace. However, this comes at a great cost; Roselyn's freedom. She becomes a prisoner to the precarious fae, acting as collateral.
"Four White Walls" by Debbie Alty
Five months after my appendectomy and I'm back in hospital, but this time for a major operation. My fear of dying has intensified, I don't trust my body anymore. As I come to terms with this life-changing experience, I philosophically analyse myself and those who have impacted my life.
"Things that Grow in the Dark" by Robin McGrew
Within a floating world where towers and treetops brush the sun, there is a mysterious island promising power and purpose for any young woman with the means to take it. Here, the paths of an unsure apprentice and a servant who is more than she seems intertwine in the shadow of a brutal murder.
"The Blood King" by Ian Krietzberg
Rian Baylor escaped life as a slave and found freedom in a new home, an ocean away. But when that home is razed around him, he wants vengeance. He sets out in pursuit of blood and finds instead love, war, and suffering. A girl draws him back to his homeland, where he discovers a secret organization