AWARDS / COMMENDATIONS
National Poetry Competition 2019, Longlisted. Judges Mona Arshi, Helen Mort and Maurice Riordan.
Bridport Prize 2019, Shortlisted. Judged by Hollie McNish
Live Canon Poetry Pamphlet Competition 2019, winner, ‘Why? And other questions’
Ver Poetry Prize 2019, Highly Commended, ‘Next best Thing’. Judged by Kathryn Maris
Cinnamon Poetry Pamphlet Competition 2017, winner, ‘All the Relevant Gods’
Poetry Business Book & Pamphlet Competition 2017, shortlisted, ‘All the Relevant Gods’
Anne Born Prize 2017, Commended. Judged by Rachael Boast.
Cannon’s Mouth ‘Sonnet or Not’ competition 2017, commended, for ‘Hat for Earrings’. Judged by Liz Berry
Poetry Society Stanza Competition 2016, Runner-up, for ‘Performance’. Judged by Ros Barber.
Poetry Society Stanza Poetry Competition 2014, 1st prize, for ‘Searching for the Police Tower, Orford Ness’. Judged by Les Robinson.
Hamish Canham Prize 2013 for ‘Ellipsis’. Judges Carole Satyamurti, Paul McGrane, Kate White and Mike Sims. Poem first published in 2012 in Poetry News. Selected by Stephen Knight from members’ poems on the theme of ‘Absent’.
The Plough Poetry Prize 2014, 2nd place, for ‘Gifted’. Judged by Liz Lochhead.
The New Writer poetry competition 2012, single poem category, 1st prize, for ‘Midnight Pickup’. Judged by Pascale Petit.
Poetry Society Stanza Competition 2012: ‘Handmade in Guangzhou’ – commended. Judged by John Siddique.