AWARDS

(Australian unless otherwise indicated)

2014
John Bray Poetry Award (Adelaide Festival Awards For Literature)

2013
2nd prize, The Age Short Story Competition

2011
Bruce Dawe National Poetry Award

1998
HQ magazine Short Story Competition

1993
Stand magazine (UK) International Short Story Competition

1991
Harri Jones Memorial Prize for Poetry (University of Newcastle, NSW)

SHORTLISTINGS

2013
Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (The Sunlit Zone)
Montreal International Poetry Prize
The Stella Prize (The Sunlit Zone)

2012
Wesley Michel Wright Poetry Prize (The Sunlit Zone)

2010
Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize
Brisbane-Reason Poetry Prize

2009
Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, Unpublished Manuscript (The Sunlit Zone)

2000
Newcastle Poetry Prize (extract from The Sunlit Zone)

1998
Judith Wright Poetry Prize

1997
The Newcastle Poetry Prize

1996
National Book Council Awards, Poetry Section (Hair & Skin & Teeth)

1995
The Age short story competition