Awards and Contests

I’ve received the following recognition for my writing:

Canada Council for the Arts – Recipient of grant for ‘The Curation of Eamon O’Reilly’ – Research and Creation grant (March 2021)

BC Arts Council – Recipient of grant for ‘The Curation of Eamon O’Reilly’ – Project Assistance for Creative Writing (February 2021)

BPA First Novel Award – 2020 Runner Up for ‘The Curation of Eamon O’Reilly’ – 2nd from 950+ entrants (September 2020)

PitchWars, USA 2019 Adult mentee (working with Gwynne Jackson) to workshop ‘How to Bury the Living’ – 45 adult mentees from 3,500 entrants (November 2019 – February 2020)

Surrey International Writer’s Conference, Canada – 2019 Diversity Scholarship (October 2019)

CBC Nonfiction Prize, Canada 2019 longlist for ‘Original Copy’ -31 longlistees from 2,200+ entrants (September 2019)

Bath Novel Award, UK 2019 longlist for unpublished novel ‘How to Bury the Living’ – 26 longlistees from 1,343 entrants (June 2019)

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