Friday 1 July 2022

Publications and Prizes (Update of 2022)


Poetry Publications

  • 2020    Driftwood by Starlight (The Seventh Quarry Press), first full collection. 
  • 2012    The Holy Place (The Seventh Quarry Press, Wales, in conjunction with Cross-Cultural Communications, New York), Poet to Poet chapbook, shared with John Dotson. 
  • 2023   Polar Corona (Hedgehog Poetry Press), a slim prize-winning pamphlet, forthcoming.


Summary of Main Prizes and Awards

  • 2022    First Prize: Hedgehog Poetry Press ‘Wee Collection’ Challenge.
  • 2017    Third Prize: Milestones Competition, judged by Brian Patten.
  • 2014    Overall Winner: ZSL Poetry Competition on the theme of ‘Conservation’.
  • 2009    Third Prize: Haddon Library ‘Cambridge University 800’ Poetry Competition.
  • 2007    Overall Winner: Petra Kenney Poetry Prize (£1000).*
  • 2005    First Prize, Adult Section: Ottakar/Faber Carmarthen Store Poetry Competition. 
  • 2005    First Prize: Writing Magazine Ottava Rima Competition.
  • 1972    Overall Winner: Sevenoaks Three Arts Festival Grove Poetry Trophy (aged 11).


* judged by Michael Schmidt, John Whitworth, Alison Chisholm and Morgan Kenney.



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