• Runner Up Mslexia Short Story Competition
  • Honourable Mention in the Women on Writing Creative Non-Fiction Contest
  • Long listed for the Minds Shine Bright Short Story (Australia)


  • Long listed for Bridport Short Story Prize
  • Long listed for Commonwealth Short Story Prize
  • Short listed for Bournemouth Short Story Prize
  • Chosen in Royal Society of Literature’s top 10 Only Connect write ups


  • Long listed for Mslexia Short Story Competition
  • Short listed for Bridport Short Story Prize
  • Top 15% First Pages Prize (Novel Opening)


  • Long listed for Fish Publications Short Story Prize


  • Short listed for Fresher Writing Novel Opening Prize

1988 (no typo, that is indeed 1988!):

  • Young Writer Distinction by The Sydney Morning Herald for the Short Story Competition