Awards


“If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.”
~ Lord Byron

– 2019 –

Illustration Mentorship Award
Australian Society of Authors

Sticks and Stones (Short Story for Children)
Buzz Words Short Story Prize
Second Place
Read the story here

The Secret Keeper (Short Story for Children)
Buzz Words Short Story Prize
Long-listed

MerTales (Unpublished Chapter Book Series)
Just Kids Lit ‘Pitch It’ Competition
Long-listed

 

– 2018 –

#nofilter (Short Story for Adults)
Gold Coast Writer’s Association Anthology
Second Place

Clancy’s Bakery (Children’s picture book illustrations)
CYA Conference Competition (Published Writer’s Category)
Highly Commended

 

– 2013 –

David and the Scavenger Prince (Children’s novel)
CYA Conference Competition (Published Writer’s Category)
Highly Commended

Gertie is a Grot (picture book text)
Kids Book Review Unpublished Picture Book Text Competition
Highly Commended

 

– 2012 –

The Brothers of Turoc (YA novel)
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest
Quarterfinalist

 

– 2011 –

The Brothers of Turoc (YA novel)
Text Prize
Shortlisted

 

– 2005 –

The House on Connor’s Street (short children’s story)
Commonwealth Broadcasting Association’s Short Story Competition
Highly Commended

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