Judging and Awards

Judging

2018 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
2018 Red Room Poetry Fellowship
2017 Sydney Review of Books Emerging Critics Fellowship
2017 Arts Queensland Val Vallis Poetry Award
2016 Kenneth Slessor Prize, NSW Premier’s Literary Awards
2016 Vice Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize University of Canberra
2016 Wollongong Writers’ Festival Short Story Prize
2013 Blake Poetry Prize NSW Writer’s Centre


Awards/Grants/Teaching:

2018 Conference & Performance Subsidy to attend AAALS Conference ‘Australian Literature as World Literature’, NYU, NYC
2017 Winner NSW Premier’s Literary Award for New Writing
2017 Shortlisted in the Steele Rudd Queensland Literary Awards
2017 Highly Commended Forward Prizes for Poetry
2017 UOW Travel Subsidy Wuhan University, PhD Workshop ‘China: One Belt, One Road’
2017 Australian Literature Society, Gold Medal Longlist
2016 HDR Research Travel Grant, British Library, University of Wollongong
2016: Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing UNC, Charlotte
2016 Australia Council Grant, poetry
2015 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, second place
2015-2018 Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship
2014 KWS Hilary Mantel International Short Story Prize
2014 Wasafiri New Writing Prize shortlist
2014 Overland Story Wines Prize shortlist
2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Poetry Prize longlist
2014 Editorial Development Grant, Kingston University Press,
Literature Board, The Australia Council
2014 Forward Prize nomination for Best Single Poem
2013 Developing Writer’s Grant Literature Board, The Australia Council
2013 CAL/UOW International Fellowship Kingston University London
2013 Shortlisted Helen Bell Bequest
2012 Shortlisted Newcastle Poetry Prize, with two poems
2011 Fellow Hawthornden Castle, Lasswade Scotland
2010 Val Vallis Award winner
2010 Inverawe Poetry Prize Minor Award winner
2009 Sanskriti Kendra New Delhi Artistic Residency, The Australia Council
2009 Blake Poetry Prize: Highly Commended
2009 Australian Society of Authors Mentorship in Poetry
2008 Copyright Agency Limited Professional Development Grant Shimla & New Delhi