Awards

2010        Master of Creative Writing (First Class Honours), AUT University

 

2020       Sargeson Prize Short Story Competition – Shortlist

                Short Fiction/University of Essex Prize – Longlist

                Reflex Fiction Autumn 2020 Flash Fiction Competition – Longlist

2019       Graeme Lay Short Story Competition – Runner up

2018       Graeme Lay Short Story Competition – Winner

                Anton Chekhov Prize for Very Short Fiction – Finalist

2016       takahē Short Story Competition – Highly commended

                Fish Flash Fiction Prize – Shortlist

                National Flash Fiction Day Contest – Longlist

               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

                National Flash Fiction Day Contest – Shortlisted & Auckland Regional Winner

2011        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlist

2010        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlist

2009        Received the NZSA Lilian Ida Smith Award

                Fish Short Story Prize – Shortlist

2008        Awarded a New Zealand Society of Authors mentorship

2005        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlist

                Western Districts Short Story Competition – Very Highly Commended

2004        Fish Short Story Prize – Longlist

2003        Fish Short Story Prize – Shortlist

2002        Fish Short Story Prize – Shortlist

1999        Western Districts Short Story Competition – Highly Commended

1994        Aoraki Festival of the Arts Short Story Award – Shortlist

1993        Reed Fiction Award (novel) – Shortlist

1992        Reed Fiction Award (short story collection) – Shortlist