Writing Prizes 2018
This year I have been exploring and developing my writing style and sending some new works into competitions.
My novel Postcard from St Ives made it to the longlist and final seven of The Virginia Prize for Fiction.
Delighted to have made the longlist with my first ever flash fiction, By Any Other Name for TSS Publishing's Flash Fiction 400.
Holt Festival Art Prize
My painting, Birthday Flowers, was selected for the shortlist and exhibition in 2016.
Awards & Commissions
Arts Council Award
Awarded 2014 The writing and illustration of the novel, An Amsterdam Affair was generously supported by an Arts Council grant for the arts.
Bergh Apton Sculpture Trail
2011 Bergh Apton Sculpture Trail, selected to produce
a textile installation 'dressing' the village hall.
Cinnamon Press Novella Award
2008 Cinnamon Press Novella Award, runner up with YA novella, Lost for Words, published in 2009
Cover artwork also by Amanda Addison.
Craft Connections Bursary
2006 Images 30, mixed-media illustration chosen for the only jury selected illustration annual in the UK.
2005 Craft Connections, bursary from Creative Arts East to work with a sail maker and develop a children's picture book.
Our Writing Worlds Event
2005 Our Writing Worlds, commissioned to make a textual artwork for the New Writing Partnership.
Forge Mill Needle Museum
2000 Forge Mill Needle Museum, artwork commissioned for New Horizons exhibtion.
Book Art Prize
1997 Fish Publshing Book Cover Prize, first prize judged by William Crozier
1996 Kettle's Yard Open, six paintings selected by Roger Ackling.