Competitions

WRECKAGE (poem)Third Prize, ‘Magma & Its Mix’, Aldeburgh Poetry Festival 2017

MY LIFE IN A BOX (memoir)Longlisted (Top 20), ‘Lane Cove Literary Awards 2017 Memoir Prize’

THE MIRACLES OF ST NAUM (travel story) – Longlisted, ‘The 2017 I Must Be Off! Travel Writing Competition’

IN MEMORY OF TWO LIVES (poem) – Highly Commended (Top 7), ‘Poetry Kit Spring Poetry Competition 2017′; Honorable Mention, The Binnacle’s ‘Ultra-Short Competition 2017’ (to be published in The Binnacle, The University of Maine’s literary journal)

MY MUM, THE WILD INDIAN (poem) – Highly Commended (Top 5), ‘Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 2017‘; published in ‘Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Anthology 2017

BLACK PIGLETS (flash fiction) – Longlisted, ‘Brilliant Flash Fiction – Overseas Travel Writing Contest’ 2017

UNWELCOMED GUESTS (travel story) – Shortlisted (Top 8), ‘Lane Cove Literary Awards 2016 Travel Story Prize’; published in the Lane Cove Literary Awards 2016 Anthology.

MUM’S GARDEN (microlit) – Longlisted, ‘2016 joanne burns Microlit Award’; published in ‘Landmarks‘,  an anthology of microlit edited by Cassandra Atherton. An interview with me about this piece can be found here.

THE GROOMER (short fiction) – Finalist, ‘Twisted50’, a twisted tales competition 2016;         Quarter-finalist, ‘ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest’ 2016content_Twisted50-laurels

RITA’S DECISION (short fiction) – Longlisted, ‘University of Sunderland in Association with Waterstones Short Story Award 2016’

A CHILD’S CRUEL GAME (flash fiction) – Runner Up, ‘Penny Fiction Competition’, Haunted Waters Press 2016; published in ‘From the Depths 2016: Outsiders’

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