Competitions

THE LAST OF RITA MARGARITA (short story) – Quarterfinalist, ‘2018 ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition’ (Jan 2019)

DOCTOR’S BAG (poem) – Third Prize, ‘Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition’ (May 2018)

COUNTING BACKWARDS (poem) – Shortlisted (Top 10), ‘Magic Oxygen Literary Prize 2018′; published in ‘Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Anthology 2018’

TWELVE YEARS (flash fiction) – Longlisted, ‘Brilliant Flash Fiction Writing Contest 2018′

THE INCREDIBLY PERFECT STRANGER (flash fiction) – Shortlisted, ‘So Bad, It’s Good: The NVWG Bad Writing Competition’ 2018

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

MY LIFE IN A BOX (memoir)Longlisted, ‘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’ (The Literary Journal of Coastal Maine, University of Maine)

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

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER (feature screenplay) – Quarter-finalist, Shore Scripts 2016 Feature Contest (top 6% of scripts)

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

I WILL DIE SOMEDAY (short screenplay) – Finalist: ‘Create50: The Impact’ Short Screenplay Competition 2016

CHEESECAKE (short screenplay) – Finalist: ‘Create50: The Impact’ Short Screenplay Competition 2016

WHAT ARE YOU DOING? (short screenplay) – Finalist: ‘Create50: The Impact’ Short Screenplay Competition 2016

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’

THE CURSE (feature screenplay) – Finalist, Reel Writers Screenwriting Contest 2015; Quarter-finalist, 8th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest 2015; Final selections, Colortape International Film Festival Script Competition 2015; Quarter-finalist, Aura Screenwriter Awards 2015

STILL LIFE (feature screenplay) – Selected, Actors Table Read, London Screenwriters’ Festival 2015; Finalist, World Series of Screenwriting 2014; Finalist, The Writers Place Screenplay Contest 2014; Nominated, Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition 2014: ‘Best Role Written for a Leading Man’ & ‘Best Ensemble Cast’; Evaluation, The Black List 2014: ‘Norman is a fantastic character in every way… a big role for a big actor.’

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