My work has featured in competitions nationally and internationally in recent years. A selection of these successes is shown below.

‘Whale Watching’

Runner-up

Society of Authors ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award 2020

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Miss Bird Catches a Wave

3rd place

Bedford International Writing Competition


‘Whale Watching’

Winner

2019 Chipping Norton Literary Festival Short Story Competition.


Miss Bird Catches a Wave

Shortlisted

2018 H.E. Bates Short Story Competition.


Miss Bird Catches a Wave

Longlisted

2018 Yeovil Short Story Competition


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Longlisted

2018 ‘Leicester Writes’ Short Story Prize.


‘The Black Hen’

Second Prize

2016 Irish Imbas Celtic Mythology Collection.


‘(W+D-d) TQ/MNa’

Runner-up

2016 Cinnamon Short Story Competition.


‘The Cabinet of Immortal Wonders’

Shortlisted

2016 ‘Over the Edge’ new writer competition.


‘Ingrid, Audrey and Jean

Winner

2014 Penfro Festival Short Story Prize.


‘Intervals in Making Lace’

Winner

2013 Allen Raine Short Story Award – English Language Winner.