Young Writer Award (18 - 25) For Unpublished, Completed Manuscripts.
Our judging panel below includes literary agents looking for young writers to represent and publishers looking for young writers to publish.
They are keen to see fresh new voices in young writers' submissions.
Young writer, Jaidyn Groth, won a website in the 2021 Young Writer Award.
2022 Young Writer Award Judges
As a young aspiring writer herself, Holly Davis is judging our 2022 Young Writer Award.
Holly works as a physical therapist by day and a writer by night in Chicago and enjoys playing with her three
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
Julia Drake of Wildbound PR is judging the 2022 Page Turner Young Writer Award. Julia is the co-founder of Wildbound PR, a California based literary publicity company that works with writers
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
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
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