Competitions I’ve Won Prizes In

First prize, JBWB Poetry Competition, Spring 2010 (Moving On)

Competitions I’ve Been Listed In

Longlisted, Venture Award, 2013

Highly Commended, Newark Poetry Society Competition, 2012 (Seven Day Wonder)

Highly Commended, Fire River Poets Competition, 2012 (Bloody Italians)

Commended, New Writer Poetry Competition, Single Poem Category, 2010 (Cyprus Delight)

Shortlisted, Bridport Prize, 2010 (Choking Hazard – Small Parts)

Shortlisted, Slingink Prize, 2010 (Imitation of a Suicide)

Finalist, New Writer Poetry Competition, Poetry Collection Category, 2009 (Love and Loss and Other Important Stuff)

Finalist, New Writer Poetry Competition, Single Poem Category, 2009 (Back to School)

Highly Commended, Hastings International Poetry Competition, 2009 (Imitation of a Suicide)

Highly commended, JBWB Short Story Competition, Autumn 2009 (The Orange Girl and the Philosopher)

Shortlisted, Earlyworks Press Web Poetry Competition, 2009 (Feral)

Shortlisted, Diversity House (Excel for Charity) Poetry Competition, 2009 (In Giza)

Commended, Leaf Poetry Competition, 2008 (Pants Outside Trousers, Big Letter H On T Shirt, Here To Save The World)

Poems I’ve Had Published

The Mangy Minx (The Caterpillar, Issue 2, Autumn 2013)

The South Sargasso Salmon (The Caterpillar, Issue 2, Autumn 2013)

Pants Outside Trousers, Big Letter H On T Shirt, Here To Save The World (And Other Poems, June 14th, 2013)

Dissonant Love Song #2 (Pygmy Giant, January 23rd, 2013)

Dali’s Moustache (Pygmy Giant, January 14th, 2013)

This is Just to be Meta (Pygmy Giant, December 29th, 2012)

Choking Hazard – Small Parts (Every Day Poets, October 5th, 2012)

The Muse and the Mojo (The Best of Every Day Poets Two)

Perspective (Every Day Poets, January 24th, 2012)

Lost for Words (Ink, Sweat and Tears, December 19th, 2011)

Now We Are (Practising Safe) Sex (Every Day Poets, August 19th, 2011)

Cartoon Characterisation (Ink, Sweat and Tears, May 17th, 2011)

Conundrums (Ink, Sweat and Tears, May 17th, 2011)

School Uniform (The Best of Every Day Poets One)

Grey Goo (The Best of Every Day Poets One)

Tasty Teresa (The Best of Every Day Poets One)

Rock Bottom (Body Parts and Coal Dust: The Best of the Whittaker Prize 2010)

I Suppose We All Thought That, One Way or Another (Body Parts and Coal Dust: The Best of the Whittaker Prize 2010)

Various Animal Poems (Shambelurkling and Other Stories, November 2010)

The Muse and The Mojo (Every Day Poets, June 11th, 2010)

Rock Bottom (Ink, Sweat and Tears, April 25th, 2010)

Spanish Echoes (The Rhinocerous and His Thoughts: The Best of the Whittaker Prize 2009)

Incursion (The Rhinocerous and His Thoughts: The Best of the Whittaker Prize 2009)

Oxygen (Ink, Sweat and Tears, October 26th, 2009)

Exquisite Torture (Every Day Poets, October 26th, 2009)

All the Best Tunes (Tales from the Moonlit Path, Halloween, 2009)

Mid-Life Crisis (Boston Literary Magazine, Fall, 2009)

Love and Loss, Swedish Style (Ink, Sweat and Tears, September 22nd, 2009)

This is How We Deal with Illegal Aliens in Alaska (Unforgettable Fire: THE STIRRED POeT)

Professionalism (Every Day Poets, August 24th, 2009)

Deckchair haiga (Ink, Sweat and Tears, August 13th, 2009)

Zombie Bride (Vicious Verses and Reanimated Rhymes)

Hokusai vs The Smog Monster (Ink, Sweat and Tears, July 15th, 2009)

Instinctive Behaviour (The Right-Eyed Deer Issue 3, July 1st, 2009)

Tasty Teresa (Every Day Poets, March 21st, 2009)

Dog Star (Aphelion, March 2009)

Grey Goo (Every Day Poets, January 18th, 2009)

Between the Lines (Twisted Tongue Issue 12, November 2008)

School Uniform (Every Day Poets, November 3rd, 2008)

I Wish to Register a Complaint (Ink, Sweat and Tears, September 14th, 2008)

Forthcoming Attractions

Cellar Beast (The Terror at Miskatonic Falls, date to be announced)