Awards

Trish's notebook

2021

  • Local Wonders Poetry Postcard Competition, Dedalus Press — Winner.
  • New Roscommon Writing Award 2021, Roscommon County Council – Runner-Up.
  • Trim Poetry Competition — Shortlisted.
  • The Allingham Poetry Competition, 2021 — Shortlisted.
  • National Poetry Competition, The Poetry Society — Longlisted.
  • Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition — Longlisted.
  • Ninth Bangor Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal— Longlisted.
  • Mono. Poetry Competition 2021, Mono. Literary Journal — Longlisted.
  • Poetry Town Bursary 2021, Poetry Ireland.
  • Course Bursary for the Irish Writers Centre*.
  • Professional Membership of the Irish Writers Centre*.
  • One-to-One Mentoring, Irish Writers Centre*.

2020

  • Eighth Bangor Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal — Longlisted.
  • Fish Publishing, Poetry Prize, Judge: Billy Collins — Longlisted.
  • Forty Words Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal — Longlisted.
  • Hedgehog Poetry Press — Borderlines from ‘Borderlines’ Stickleback — Pushcart Nomination.
  • Travel Award, Support For The Individual Artist, trip to London Irish Centre*.
  • Professional Membership of the Irish Writers Centre*.

2019

  • Forty Words Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal — Third Prize.
  • The Allingham Poetry Competition — Shortlisted. 
  • Songs of Lenin and McCarthy, Hedgehog Poetry Press — Shortlisted. 
  • Percy French Prize, Strokestown International Poetry Festival — Shortlisted.
  • Seventh Bangor Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal — Longlisted.
  • General Art Award, Support For The Individual Artist*.
  • Professional Membership of the Irish Writers Centre*.
  • Bursary, Tyrone Guthrie Centre**.

2018

  • The Leitrim Guardian Literary Award for Poetry.
  • Bailieborough Poetry Prize — Highly Commended.
  • Sixth Bangor Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal — Highly Commended.
  • Surprise Encounters: HeadStuff Poetry Competition  — Commended.
  • The Forty Words Poetry Competition, The Bangor Literary Journal  — Commended.
  • Aurivo /North West Words — Shortlisted.
  • One-to-One Mentoring, Irish Writers Centre with Moyra Donaldson*.
  • Bursary, John Hewitt International Summer School**.

2017

  • The Leitrim Guardian Literary Award for Poetry.
  • North West Words/Donegal Creameries — Shortlisted.

2016

  • Bursary, John Hewitt International Summer School***. My first blog post is about surviving the Summer School in 2016.

2013

  • Over the Edge ‘New Writer of the Year’ — Longlisted.

*    Funded by Arts Council of Northern Ireland & National Lottery Funds

**  Funded by Fermanagh & Omagh District Council.

 *** John Hewitt Society funded.