2019 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition Finalists Announced

by ScreenCraft on March 11, 2020

Listed below are the finalists of the 2019 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition, selected from over 1,200 submissions. We’re excited to be exploring these excellent books and to have received a slate of so many compelling works.

This year's jury is comprised of literary agents from  The Gersh Agency, United Talent Agency, and 3 Arts Entertainment.

Stay tuned for the upcoming announcement of the grand prize winners here and on our Twitter and Facebook pages within the next few weeks!

If you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries in 2020, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the finalists:

A Scarcity Of Condors Suanne Laqueur
Abandoned In Hell Marvin Wolf
An Audience For Einstein Mark Wakely
Anna Incognito LAURA PREBLE
Annaliese From Off Lindy Carter
Beauty And The Freak Jackie Bateman
Brain XP: Living With Mental Illness, A Young Teenager's Perspective Christine Marie Frey
Busara Road Novel David Sanders
Calumet City Charlie Newton
Death By The River Alexandrea Weis & Lucas Astor
Failure To Appear: Resistance, Identity And Loss, A Memoir Emily Freeman
Heartbreak And Rage: Ten Years Under Sun Myung Moon, A Cult Survivor's Memoir Gordon Neufeld
It Takes Death To Reach A Star Stu Jones & Gareth Worthington
Jihadi Bride Alastair Luft
Minyan: Ten Jewish Men in A World That Is Heartbroken Eliezer Sobel
Murph Leanna Adams
My So-Called Ruined Life:   Book One Of The Tate McCoy Series Melanie Bishop
No Color But The Light Daria Polichetti
Novus Arcanum Michael Maxwell
One Good Eye One Bad Elizabeth Bevilacqua
Raptor Canyon Andrew Baldwin
Remedy For A Broken Angel Toni Ann Johnson
Richly Drawn Ulvrik "Wolf" Kraft
Runaways Rachel Sawden
Safari Alexander Plansky
Sanguinity Point Peter Palmieri
Saving Bobby: Heroes and Heroin in One Small Community Renee Hodges
Send Patty Blount
Sex And Samosas Jasmine Aziz
The 99th Monkey: A Spiritual Journalist's Misadventures With Gurus, Messiahs, Sex, Psychedelics And Other Consciousness-Raising Experiments Eliezer Sobel
The Accidental Anarchist Bryna Kranzler
The Autopsy Of Planet Earth Robert Emery
The Curse Of The Romanovs Staton Rabin
The Desire Card Lee Matthew Goldberg
The Gender Experiment L.J. Sellers
The Guardian Jim Gourley
The Scythian Trials Elizabeth Isaacs
The Shiva Syndrome Alan Joshua
The Uniform G. Gruen
The Woodcutter Kate Danley
The Zygan Emprise Trilogy Yolanda Reid
Thirty Below Harry Groome
This Is How I Save My Life: From California To India, A True Story Of Finding Everything When You Are Willing To Try Anything Amy Scher
This Is The Dead Land Chelsea Judy
Through Violet Eyes Stephen Woodworth
Violent Violet Sara Gray
Web Of Titans Adam Perin
Who Killed Buster Sparkle? John Bateman
Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, And Hidden Agendas Of Nine Political Wives Anne Michaud
Word Is Bone Christopher Rosales

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