Prizes

Dream Endings (Rack Press) - Winner- Michael Marks Award 2012
Gothic - joint 2nd prize in the Brendan Kennelly Poetry Competition 2007
Invierno - commended in the Ware Poets Open Poetry Competition 2007
Trajectory - runner up in Strokestown Poetry Competition 2006
Untitled – longlisted for Bridport Prize 2005
Becoming – 2nd Prize at the Oxfam Literature Festival 2004
Feet - Winner of supplementary prize in the Bridport Prize 2002
Crush -A Special Commendation and runners up prize in the 7th How do I love thee? Open Poetry Competition Jan 2002.
Half Mile Down - shortlisted for the 2001 TLS Poetry Competition

2 comments:

SAB said...

You really have done brilliantly with prizes and competitions over the years: what's your secret :)

Biog said...

Hi Simon - You havent done too badly yourself! Seriously, I like the anonymity of competitions. I avoid reading panels where possible (it isnt, always) and only submit when Ilike the work of the Judge/s. In my experience a good poem may have to be entered for 4 or 5 different comps to be placed...