It’s always lovely when creative work is recognised for its merits. I’m delighted to have received a number of awards, commendations and shortlisting for my Middle Grade novel and YA work in progress, my short fiction for adults and, most recently, poetry.

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Shoreham Wordfest Poetry Prize 2020 – 2nd prize winner for my poem No Change

Wells Festival of Literature Children’s Novel Competition 2020 – shortlisted for YA novel Treasure

Bath Flash Award June 2020 – shortlisted for How I summoned a monster

Write Festival Short Story Competition 2019 – winner for The Raindrop

Exeter Flash Fiction Competition 2019 – 2nd prize for Tin Man

Wells Festival of Literature Children’s Novel Competition 2018 – shortlisted for Middle Grade novel The Stone Feather

Winchester Literature Festival Short Story Competition 2018 – Shortlisted and Highly Commended for The Raindrop

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The January 2021 zoom launch of the Bath Flash Fiction Anthology ‘Restore to Factory Settings’ was great fun, with writers from around the world reading their work.