Awards and Grants


Copyright Agency Cultural Fund IGNITE grant to complete Homesickness. Thank you!

June 2019

Honorable Mention in the Zoetrope: All-Story Short Fiction Competition.

Judged by Colum McCann

December 2018

Creative Victoria VicArts Grant 2018 to develop my manuscript, Homesickness. 

Thank you, Creative Victoria

July 2018

Neilma Sidney Literary Travel Fund grant for a research trip to Jervis Bay, New South Wales, and a writing residency at Bundanon.

Thank you to Writers Victoria and the Myer Foundation

April 2018

Bundanon Trust Artist-in-Residence, New South Wales

April/May 2018

Hardcopy Non-Fiction Program (ACT Writers Centre)


Fish Publishing Prize (IRELAND)

Shortlisted 2017


Varuna Writing Retreat Fellowship



Bridport Short Story Prize (UK)

Shortlisted 2015


Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Shortlisted 2014: One of five writers shortlisted from the Oceania Region

Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Fellowship



Fish Publishing Prize (Ireland)

Longlisted 2013/14


D.J. O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship for Emerging Writers, Australian Centre Literary Awards, University of Melbourne

Special Commendation 2012