Meet the Judges

THERESE WALSH: Debut author of The Last Will of Moira Leahy, Therese is a self-proclaimed amateur picture snapper. She’s also co-founder of the wildly successful writing blog Writer Unboxed. Prior to becoming a novelist, she was a researcher and writer for Prevention magazine, and also a freelance writer. Follow her on Twitter.

CAROLINE LEAVITT: Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of nine novels – most recently Pictures of You – Caroline is a shutterbug enthusiast with an eye for well-crafted stories. She’s been described as “a splendid writer at the peak of her powers.” Visit her blog or website for additional insight, or find her on Twitter.

DAMIEN FRANCO: An artist who uses photography as his main medium, Damien believes that “art is supposed to make you think.” He also dabbles in book writing when he’s not offering photography tips or taking awe-inspiring photos (see his art gallery online). Follow Damien on Twitter as well.