Awards

Academic Awards




·          2010 “Tabor Adelaide Award for Teaching Excellence”.




·          2009 Australian Learning and Teaching Council, “Citation For Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning”.




·          2009 “Tabor Adelaide Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning”.




 




Writing Awards



    2012 Winner SA Festival Awards (Taj and the Great Camel Trek).
    2012 Shortlisted NSW Premier's Literary Awards (Taj and the Great Camel Trek).
    2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 'Notable Book' (Taj and the Great Camel Trek).

  • 2011 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, 'Notable Book' (Marrying Ameera).


·          2007 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, “Shortlist”  (for Mustara).




·          2007  Children's Book Council of Australia Awards, “Notable Book” (for Mustara).




·          2006 South Australian Festival Awards, “Shortlist” (for Soraya, the Storyteller).




·          2005 Victoria Premier's Awards, “Commendation” (for Soraya, the Storyteller).




·          2005 Australian Children's Book Council Awards, “Shortlist” (for Soraya, the Storyteller).         




·          2005 Gorseth of Cornwall, Holyer an Gof Awards, “Winner” (for Across the Creek).




·          2004 Gorseth of Cornwall, Holyer an Gof Awards,Commendation” (for Wolfchild).




·          2004 Australian Aurealis Awards, “Shortlist”, (for Wolfchild).




·          2004 Australian Children's Book Council Awards, “Notable Book” (for Wolfchild).




·          2003 Australian Children's Book Council Awards, “Notable Book” (for Sailmaker).




·          1996 Australian Children's Book Council Awards, “Notable Book” (for Re-entry).




 




 Honours




·          2006 Gorseth of Cornwall, “Bard of Cornwall” for contributing to Cornish identity in young people.




 




Fellowships




·          2008 South Australia Festival Awards, “Carclew Fellowship”.




·          2006 Asialink, “Literature Residency” (Pakistan).




·          2004 May Gibbs Trust, “Writing Fellowship”.




·          2000 Varuna House, “Writers' Retreat Fellowship”, NSW.




 




Grants




·          2007  ARTS SA, “Literature Grant” for Stolen Bride (Marrying Ameera).




·         2005 Country Arts SA, “Regional Arts Fund Quick Response” to present at the Cornish Studies Centre in Redruth, Cornwall.










  • 2005 ARTSA, "Quick Response" to travel within Cornwall to present at the Cornish Studies Centre, Redruth and in local schools.






  •  2000 ARTSA, "Literature Grant for Zenna Dare. 






  • 1996  ARTSA, "Literature Grant for Babe (A Kiss in EVery Wave).