PRIZES AND PUBLICATIONS

Prizes

Selected for mentorship and publication in Primers Volume Three due to be published by Nine Arches Press in April 2018 (in collaboration with The Poetry School)
Selected as a Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critic 2017-2018
A winner of the Carefree Kids Poetry Competition 2016
Commended for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2015 (Life Writing Category)
Shortlisted for the Fish Short Memoir Prize 2015
Highly Commended for the Poetry Book Society National Student Poetry Competition 2013

Prose and poetry publications in literary journals, newspapers, and on websites

‘After Birth’ on MIROnline

‘Broken Plate’ in The Jamaica Sunday Observer

‘Night-Glider’ in Femmeuary

‘Saturdays’ in Wasafiri, commended for the Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2015

‘Spring’ in The North

‘Stir It Up’ in The Jamaica Sunday Observer

‘To the Wounded Among Us’ on Campus

‘The Same Journey Twice’ in The Jamaica Sunday Observer

Publications in anthologies

‘A poem about you’ – Highly Commended in the Poetry Book Society National Student Poetry Competition (2013) and published in the PBS anthology of winning poems, Have a Nice Time Here, You Are Nearly There

‘First Shoes’, ‘I Love Everything About Being a Mother’, ‘If’, and ‘New’ published in Crying for the Lost Tigers (London: Paekakariki Press, 2016)

‘If’ in Write to Be Counted (forthcoming)

Articles, Essays and Reviews

Numerous articles and reviews published in The Jamaica Sunday Observer

‘Blogging for Creatives’ A short guide to blogging, originally written for The Careers Service website

‘FEMMEUARY! REVIEWED’ A double review of Katie Nevison’s short story ‘Venus Fly Trap’ and the website Femmeuary

Reviews of my work

A Review of ‘Saturdays’ in My Literary Playground