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FICTION

TOP ACCOLADES

  • shortlisted for the prestigious Bridport prize three times (first novel, short fiction, and micro fiction)

  • published in literary magazines and anthologies in the UK and Canada 

  • funded to develop my work by arts councils in the UK and Canada 

  • offered spots in the East Anglia MA and Goldsmiths MA but chose Faber academy (for better and worse) .

PUBLISHED SHORT FICTION ​​

  • “My Name is Hannah” Room Magazine, Canada

  • “Sharks”  Dig a Literary Journal, Canada 

  • “Serving Time”   Zygote Magazine, Canada

  • “Flying” BAD Magazine, England/France

  • “Wasp” Room of One’s Own, Canada.

PUBLISHED NOVEL EXCERPTS 

  • "If Only I Could Speak in Tongues" Bridport Prize Anthology 2023

  • "The Trauma of Snow" Faber Academy Anthology 2018. 

AWARDS

  • Shortlist for First Novel The Bridport Prize 2023

  • Shortlist for Micro Fiction The Bridport Prize 2023

  • Shortlist for Short Fiction (20 out of over 5,000 entries) The Bridport Prize 2008 

  • Scholarship Winner Humber School for Writers, Novel Writing 2006

  • Literary Grant Toronto Arts Council 2004. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Faber Academy Novel Writing Program 2018 (tutor: Joanna Briscoe)

  • Humber School for Writers Novel Writing 2006

  • York University Toronto BA in Creative Writing 2001.

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