First Prize – 2016 International Proverse Prize for novel-length piece of unpublished fiction (“Cry of the Flying Rhino”)

First Prize – (out of 1400 entrants worldwide) 2005 Middlesex University Literary Prize (Read the story here)

First Prize – 1998 CareerRA/Barnes & Noble Essay Writing Competition. (Read the essay here.)

First Prize – 1994 Commonwealth Essay Writing Competition

Fifth Prize – (out of 850 entrants) 2006 1-MIC (Music Industry Charts) UK Award for original song – “Celebrity” (Lyrics here, audio here, video here)

Shortlisted – 1998 David T.K. Wong Fellowship

Shortlisted – 1999 Ian St James Awards