Competitions & Prizes

2002. 1st Prize, Amnesty International Competition, with ‘Winter Coat‘.

2003. Winner Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition with ‘Living on the Difference’

2005. First Prize, Ledbury Poetry Competition, with ‘Rosie‘.

2006. First Prize, National Poetry Competition, with ‘The Third Wife‘.

2008. ‘The Third Wife’ placed third in Poetry Society poll of all first prize winners of National Poetry Competition.

2008. A folio of five poems short-listed for Manchester Poetry Prize.

2011. Third Prize, Strokestown Competition, with ‘Mack

2011. Third Prize, Larkin and East Riding Competition, with ‘From The Cabinet of Idioms‘.