2023 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition Semifinalists

by ScreenCraft on February 1, 2023

Listed below are the Semifinalists of the 2023 ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition. These exceptional projects were selected from almost 1,000 submissions. Congratulations to the writers who have made it this far!

Stay tuned for the Finalist announcement on March 15th on our blog and on our Twitter and Facebook pages! And if you’d like to receive a notification when this contest re-opens for entries, you can subscribe for updates via Coverfly here.

Here are the Semifinalists:

A Backpack, a Chair and a Beard Eamon Wood
A Hobo in the White House John Bateson
All the Awful Wondrous Things Andrew MacDonald
All the Idle Weeds That Grow Brian Koukol
Brown Skin Girl Mytrae Meliana
Chuck Masters' Body of Work D. Eric Paster
Closer Would Be Better Greta Gize
Crossroad Blues Ariel Slick
Cults of L.A. D.W. Cropper
Damaged Goods Debbi Mack
Dead Man's Wine P.K. Simpson
Exile Music Jennifer F Steil
Forgive Us Our Trespasses: A Memoir of a Jewish Teacher in a Catholic School Diane Gensler
Goodbye Heiko Goodbye Berlin Owen Levy
Gravity is Green David Zaccaria
Gray Song Sean Johnson
Lady Vigilante Hayley Camille
Letters from Tehran Kuros Charney
Love is Louder - Novella Susan Hahn
Merlyn's Mistake Dylan Brody
Miss del Río: A Novel of Dolores del Río, the first major Latina star in Hollywood     Barbara Mujica
Mud Pie Roger Greene
must have GSOH Paul A. Mendelson
Mystic Jason Denzel
NO ORDINARY LIFE: African Awakenings Mary A. Byron
One Hundred Years of War Anitha Perinchery
Perdition Kingdom Ryan Norris
Pizza Boy Jordan Dee Crabtree
Seven Locks Christine Wade
SEX PARTNER #9 Sanyee Yuan
The Algorithm Will See You Now JL Lycette
The Chancer Fiona Graham
The Darkness Robbi Bryant
The Diver Samsun Knight
The Fall of Bellwether Chad Broughman
The Forever Moment Paul A Mendelson
The Greatest Escape, a True American Civil War Adventure douglas Miller
The Hands of Enemies - Book One of the Speed of Light Series Roger Greene
The Hate Lovers Staton Rabin
The Hollowing of Lady Abigail Hector Neil Flinchbaugh
The Illustrator's Daughter Gideon Burrows
The Method Duncan Ralston
The Price of Silence Ulla Hakanson
The Strange Land Trilogy Ben Anderson
The Time of New Weather Sean W Murphy
The Trinity Rivers Trilogy K Blanton Brenner
The Zombie Autopsies steven schlozman
Under the Meadow William Parolini
When Lions Roar Karen Gruber
Zero School: Maddy's Secret History Jamie Ruddy

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