America’s Next Great Author; Reality Show Announced

By: Graeme, July 19th, 2022 8:07 am.

The NYT bestselling author Kwame Alexander, author of The Crossover series of novels, will be hosting a new television show inspired by reality shows such as America’s Got Talent and American Idol.

The name of this new reality show is America’s Next Great Author.

A pilot will be filmed in the fall for this show and will involve people going on and giving their ideas for books to a panel of judges.

Casting calls will be going on around the USA. No dates or locations are set yet, but you can sign up for information on casting calls.

For this pilot episode, there will be one winner of the entire show. they will receive $2,500 in cash and of course, will be featured heavily in this pilot episode.

After all of the tryouts, there will be six finalists who will then join the Writer’s Retreat. They will be there for a month. During this time, they have to start and finish their book within 30 days.

The pilot episode will be filmed on October 30, 2022.

The panel of judges on the show are Jason Reynolds, Angie Gomez, and Marga Gomez.

The producers of the show and mentors to the budding writers are Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry.

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