Credits

Awards and Acknowledgements

  • Finalist, Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest for chapter book, My Best Friend, Her Royal Highness, 2019
  • Long-listed, YorkMix Poems for Children Competition for The Ogre and the Witch, 2019
  • Highly Commended, Greenleaf Press Competition for chapter book manuscript, My Best Friend, Her Royal Highness, 2019
  • Finalist, Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest for picture book manuscript This is Home, 2017
  • 2nd place, Writers Unleashed Picture Book Competition for picture book manuscript Best. Gift. Ever., 2016
  • 4th place, 85th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Children’s/Young Adult Fiction category for picture book manuscript Best. Gift. Ever, 2016
  • Honorable Mention, 85th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition Children’s/Young Adult Fiction category for picture book manuscript The Day the Clock Stopped, 2016
  • Highly Commended, CJ Dennis Poetry Competition for The Day the Clock Stopped, 2016
  • 5th place, Creative Kids Tales eBook Anthology competition for A Timely Tale, 2016
  • 3rd place, Writers Unleashed Picture Book Competition for Allen the Alien, 2015
  • Acknowledged as a contributor in Tana’s Habitat: The Ultimate Guide to Finding, Affording and Styling Your First Place (Perigee Trade) 

Writing Activities and Industry Memberships

  • Member, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, 2014 – present
  • Book Reviewer, Armadillo Magazine, 2019 – present
  • Member, Australian Society of Authors, 2019
  • Member, Pacific Northwest Writers Association, 2019
  • Book Reviewer, Children’s Book Council of Australia, 2015 – 2017
  • Member, NSW Writers’ Centre, 2015 – 2017