British Screen Writer’s Grant 1997

Special Prize of the Motion Pictures Association awardee 2003

Hartley-Merrill Prize - Hungarian winner 2003

Katapult Prize  winner 2005

Drama (Foreign Film) Genre Finalist in the APMFF Screenplay Competition 2015 in New Jersey


Art’s Council of Northern Ireland Award for new work 2005

Strictly Writing Prize - shortlist 2010

Fish Memoir Prize - long list 2012

Kingston University Short Biography Prize - long list 2012

Bridport Prize for Poetry - shortlist 2013 

Fish Short Story Prize - long list 2013

Newry and Mourne Council Bursary to the Tyron Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig 2014

Fish Poetry Prize - long list 2014 

Art’s Council Support for the Individual Artist 2014

Oxford Brooke International Poetry Prize - long list 2015

Art’s Council of Northern Ireland Travel Award 2016

Bath Novel Award long list with Finding Freedom 2017

Art's Council NI Support for the Individual Artist 2017 



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