awards & publications

 

First place

Michael McLaverty short story competition 2014 (N. Ireland)

Columbia Journal writing contest (fiction) 2011 (US)

Posara Prize 2011 (Italy)

WordsontheStreet WOW! Awards (fiction)  2011 (Ireland)

Bryan MacMahon short story award (Writers' Week) 2009 (Ireland)

 

Second place

KWS Hilary Mantel International short story competition (joint) 2014 (UK)

UPP Short FICTION competition 2013 (UK)

 

Third place 

Sean O'Faolain short story competition (joint)  2014 (Ireland)

Fish Publishing short story competition 2009 (Ireland)

 

Finalist/Highly Commended 

Historical Novel Society short story competition 2012 (UK)

Wordstock Festival short story competition 2011 (US)

Lorian Hemingway short story competition 2010 (US)

Brit Writers' Awards 2010 (UK)

Bridport Prize 2009 (UK)

 

Semi-finalist/Shortlist

RTE Francis MacManus short story competition 2014 &2012 (Ireland)

Bridport Prize 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008 (UK)

William Trevor/Elizabeth Bowen international short story competition  2012 (Ireland)

UPP Short FICTION competition 2012 (UK)

New Orleans Review: Walter Percy Prize for short fiction 2012 (US)

Ilkley Literature Festival short story competition 2010 (UK)

Hay-on-Wye short story competition 2009 (UK)

 

Published/broadcast stories

RTE Radio 1 2014  -Venus and a little Hell

RTE Radio 1 2012 - All Nine Colours

WortMosaik 3 - The Exchange (Der Austausch) in German translation 

Southword  2015- Remote Control 

The Glass Shore 2016 - The Negotiators

For Books' Sake (Weekend Read) 2018 - Upstairs

Linen Hall Library pamphlet 2014 - Upstairs  

Linen Hall Library pamphlet 2012 - Birthday Outing

KWS anthology 2015 - One Day in Sarajevo

The Stinging Fly 26 - Constance  

Short FICTION 7 - Live Stream 

The Drum - Firebird

The Beggar at the Gate - Historical Novel Society anthology - The Sisters of San Zaccaria 

Litro 103 - Endless

Columbia: a Journal of Literature and Art 49 - Babylon

Bath short story competition anthology 2014 - Gon-do-la

WordsontheStreet WOW! Anthology 2011 -  Tom, Aged 18

The Wordstock Ten 2011 - The Tsunami Garden

Stories of Loss and Deception anthology - Dreams, Mackerel and Ruin           

Crannog Magazine 24  - Dreams, Mackerel and Ruin

 50 Stories for Pakistan anthology 2010 – The San Marco Love Surfer

 Ways of Falling anthology (Earlyworks Press) 2010 - Diary of a Deserter

The Lonely Voice Introductions - Irish Writers' Centre, Dublin - The Exchange 

 Ten Pint Ted anthology 2009 – Painting over Elsa

 The Bridport Prize anthology 2009 - Siren

 TULCA Festival 2009 – official brochure - Guest

 Listowel Writers’ Week winners’ anthology 2009 - Guest