Awards


  • FAWWA Lyndal Hadow Award 2017 The Good Earth short story Very Highly Commended
  • Peter Cowan Writers Centre Patron's Prize 2013 - Waterhen, poem. Judge's Encouragement Award
  • UKA Golden Egg - UK Authors Weekly Challenge, May 2011. Bishop, poem: first prize.
  • Tom Howard Mystery Award 1998 - He Kept Souvenirs, short story: most highly commended
  • Manuel Gelman Award Melbourne 1998 - The woman who loved Moses, short story: commended
  • Western Australian FAW Lyndal Hadow Award, WA 1998 - The Funeral of a Bishopshort story:  Very highly commended
  • Western Australian FAW Lyndal Haddow Award, WA 1998 - Walking into the sea, short story: First Prize
  • Tom Collins Poetry Prize WA 1998  Camel Driver, poem: Very highly commended
  • Tasmanian FAW Awards, 1987 - Cactishort story: commended
  • Patricia Hackett Prize  - 'Westerly' 1995 - The Pomegranate Tree, short story: First Prize
  • Springvale Awards, Victoria 1994 - A Great Intimacy, short story:  First Prize
  • Papyrus Publishing Awards, NSW 1994 - Strange Things, short story: second prize .
  • Kwinana/Westwrite Prize  WA 1993 Eating the Anniversary Moon, short story: First Prize
  • Let's Write Competition, Victoria 1993  - Dancing Words, short story: highly commended 
  • FAW Tasmania Henry Savery Award 1993 -  Smoke, short story: highly commended
  • Caulfield Festival Competition, Victoria 1993 - Stromboli, short story: shortlist
  • FAWWA, Donald Stuart Awards 1993 - The Summer Man, short story: commended
  • Alexandra Hasluck National Fiction Award, 1992 The Book of Whys, short story : second prize.
  • Bronze Quill, Society of Women Writers, WA, 1991 - Asphodel, poem: highly commended 
  • Western Australian FAW Awards, 1991 - Marianna's Version   - short story: highly commended
  • Manly Bicentennial Awards, NSW 1988 - Hook poem: highly commended