Some of these stories have been previously recognised in New Zealand literary awards:

Sleepwriting - shortlisted for the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Awards, 2003

Credit - shortlisted for the Manhire Prize Creative Science Writing, 2007

Testing - declared winner of Takahe Short Story Competition, but then had entry withdrawn for being over the word count (!) 2010

River - runner-up Takahe Short Story Competition, 2011

Taken - runner-up AUT Creative Writing Competition, 2012

Sitting Ralph, or Love in as Many Names - winner Rangitawa Short Story Competition, 2013

Red Bucket - very highly commended, NZ Society of Authors Graeme Lay Short Story Competition, 2014

They Are – winner IKA Creative Writing Prize, MIT, 2016