All I Need is A Chair, My Red Piano, and, was selected as first runner-up for the 2018 Magpie Award for Poetry! It will be published in Pulp Literature, Issue 20, Autumn 2018.

Excited to be on the winners’ list with 1st place – Kelli Allen, 1st runner up – Christine Leviczky Riek, 2nd runner up – Angela Caravan.

The award judge, Renee Sarojini Saklikar, had these comments about my poem:

Pleased and grateful to be one of 9 poets shortlisted for the Magpie Award. The editors were looking for works with musicality, imagery, feeling and thought. A great shortlist!