Awards

2018        Graeme Lay Short Story Competition – Winner

2018        Anton Chekhov Prize for Very Short Fiction – Finalist

2016        takahē Short Story Competition – Highly commended

2016        Fish Flash Fiction Prize – Shortlisted

2016        National Flash Fiction Day Contest – Longlisted

2016        The Molotov Cocktail Flash Phenom contest –  Honourable mention

2015        National Flash Fiction Day Contest – 2nd Prize Nationally & Auckland Regional Winner

2014        North & South magazine’s Short, Short Story Competition – Highly commended

2013        Sunday Star-Times Short Story Competition – Highly commended

2013        National Flash Fiction Day Contest – Shortlisted & Auckland Regional Winner

2011        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlisted

2010        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlisted

2009        Received the NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award

2009        Fish Short Story Prize – Shortlisted

2008        Awarded a New Zealand Society of Authors mentorship

2005        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlisted

2005        Western Districts Short Story Competition – Very Highly Commended

2004        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlisted

2003        Fish Short Story Prize – Shortlisted

2002        Fish Short Story Prize – Shortlisted

1999        Western Districts Short Story Competition – Highly Commended

1994        Aoraki Festival of the Arts Short Story Award – Shortlisted

1993        Reed Fiction Award (novel) – Shortlisted

1992        Reed Fiction Award (short story collection) – Shortlisted