Prizes & Publications

2019 – PUBLICATIONS

My Name is Monster // novel / Canongate, due June 2019

Assembly Instructions // chapbook / Southword, due March 2019

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2018 – PRIZES

Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition: Munster Literature Centre // Winner / Chapbook: ‘Assembly Instructions’

Oxford Brookes International Poetry Competition // 2nd place / ‘Bugs’ (read it here)

Buzzwords Poetry Competition // Winner / ‘Prayer for Motel Rooms’ (read it here)

University of Canberra Vice Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize // Shortlisted / ‘Song’

Otley Poetry Prize // Highly Commended / ‘Ghosts’

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2018 – PUBLICATIONS

in This Place I Know: a new anthology of Cumbrian Poetry (Handstand Press) // September 2018

in Far Off Places // summer 2018 / ‘Free Period Behind the Bowling Hut’

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2017 – PRIZES

Frogmore Papers Poetry Prize // Shortlisted / ‘Offcomer’

The Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition // Winner / ‘The Selkie’s Child’

Jane Martin Poetry Prize // Winner / 4 poems (read them here)

Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize // Shortlisted / ‘You’re in My Blood like Holy Wine’ (read it here)

Robert Tannahill Poetry Competition // Second Prize / ‘Stick’

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2017 – PUBLICATIONS

Breaking the Surface // poetry pamphlet / Flipped Eye, June 2017

in The North // January 2017 / ‘Wolf’, ‘Teaching Grammar in a Poetry Lesson’