Writing Awards

April 2018

Shortlisted for Birr Writers Residency.

July 2018

Won John Hewitt Bursary sponsored by The Department of Foreign Affairs.

Asked to write a piece on book piracy for writing.ie.

September 2018  

Invited to pitch at ‘Pitch Perfect’ at O’Brien Press on Culture Night.

October 2018 

Shortlisted in Benedict Kiely Short Story as part of Omagh Literary Festival.

Won scholarship to Aurora Writing Retreat.

Won a year’s supply of Pharmanord vitamins, story published in their magazine.

December 2018  

One of 28 finalists from 650 entries for Iceland Writers Retreat.

Won Greywood Arts Residency, membership of Indulge in Writing online group and fifteen hours with editor Sally Vince.

January 2019

Asked to write a piece about my time on Skellig Michael for Skelligmichael.com.

February 2019    

Shortlisted for Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris (linguistic).

March 2019

Won third prize in Kanturk Arts Literary Festival.

Accepted on to UL Winter School with Donal Ryan and Kit de Waal.

April 2019  

Won Birr Writers Residency.

One of 10 selected to read at First Page Pitch at Cork World Book Festival.

One of 60 selected from 480 for Date with An Agent in May 2019.

Piece of food memoir writing accepted for Eat Your Heart Out exhibtion in Dun Laoghaire LexIcon Library for June 2019.

May 2019

Awarded 1 of 2 available bursaries for the Stinging Fly Summer School Workshop in July 2019.

August 2019

Awarded 1 of 2 available bursaries for the Bronte Parsonage Festival of Women’s Writing in Haworth, Uk.

Shortlisted in Kilmore Quay Literary Festival for a short story.

December 2019

Won 1 of 3 full bursaries from 700 international applications to Iceland Writers Retreat.

January 2020

Shortlisted for partial scholarship with Goodworld Journeys for a memoir workshop with Mary Karr and George Saunders.

February 2020

Longlisted Kanturk Arts Flash Fiction

Shortlisted CCI Paris Language bursary award.