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Competitions

2023: Mslexia Poetry Challenge, Poems for the Planet, selected by Linda France, 'In my mind I've been to Antarctica'

2023: Hedgehog Poetry Press ‘And Im Feelin’ Good’ Pamphlet Competition, winner with The Lost Art of Ironing, to be published in 2024

2023: The Poetry Society Stanza Competition, highly commended

‘The latest guidance’

2023: The Plough Poetry Prize, shortlisted

 

2023: Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet Award, longlisted

 

2022: The Poetry Charm Competition, Third Prize, judged by Polly Walshe, Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? 

 

2022: The South Downs Poetry Festival Competition, The Binsted Prize, commended by Naomi Foyle, Making wine 

 

2021: The international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award for Poetry, shortlisted by Oz Hardwick

‘Conversation with my father’ 

2021: Borderlines Poetry Competition, Second Prize,

judged by Malcolm Carson

‘Zoom Poetry’

2021: The erbacce-press poetry prize 2021

Longlisted 

 

2020: The international Aesthetica Creative Writing Award for Poetry, shortlisted by Oz Hardwick

‘To my hands’ 

 

2020: Borderlines Poetry Competition, highly commended by Helen Mort

‘What the natterjack toad teaches us’

2019: Luke Jerram’s Bread Poetry Competition, selected by Vanessa Kisuule for Week 6

‘Conversation with my father’ 

On video

 

2018: Magma Subscribers’ Competition, first place, judged by Lisa Kelly and Youth Panel

‘Prove your identity’ 

 

2016: Fire River Poets Competition, commended by Alison Brackenbury

‘To my hands’ 

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