Winner of Write Here Right Now 2018
On the 5th July 2018 I won the inaugural Write Here, Right Now open submissions competition. As part of the competition I was invited to Bradford Literary Festival to take part in my first writer’s panel, which was lots of fun. My win was publicised on the BookBrunch and The Bookseller websites.
Third Place in First Novel Prize 2018
On the 31st July 2018 I came third in the First Novel Prize competition, run by Daniel Goldsmith’s Literary Consultants. The top three entries were featured on The Bookseller website.
Shortlisted for Virago New Crime Writer 2017
On the 9th September 2017 I came runner-up in the Virago New Crime Writer competition with Before I Say I Do, which was an international competition. It was a real honour and surprise to be shortlisted.
Shortlisted for Peters Fraser & Dunlop 2016
Whilst studying at City University London on my Creative Writing Novel MA course, my novel Before I Say I Do was shortlisted in September 2016 for the Peters Fraser & Dunlop prize. This was my first success entering a competition and a real boost to my confidence as a writer.