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awards    (& other achievements)

2018 Xenia shortlisted for Society of Author's prestigious John Florio Prize for Italian translation.

2016/17 - Fellowship at City & Guilds of London Art School, supported by the Royal Literary Fund.

2016 Mario receives PEN Translates award for Xenia (by Eugenio Montale).

2012 Shortlisted for The Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry, with Tales from the Bridge - (click here).

2011/12 - Fellowship at Brunel (Biosciences), supported by the Royal Literary Fund.

2011 Cardiff International Poetry Competition: runner up.

2009/10 Arts Council England 'Grants for the Arts': i tulips.

2008/9, 2009/10 - Fellowships at University of Westminster, supported by the Royal Literary Fund.

2008 somewhere is january (Perdika Press): Writers' Forum, Chapbook Choice.

2007 Cinequest Award, 'Best Short Documentary' (Half Life: a Journey to Chernobyl).

2005/6 Arts Council England 'Grants for the Arts': Science in Poetry.

2005 Mario wins London Writers Competition for a record fourth time.

2004 Mario is third, and also commended, in the National Poetry Competition.
        Also wins London Writers Competition for the third time.

2003 Winner of the New Writer Competition.

2003 Mario wins the Silver Wyvern Award, Poetry on the Lake.

2003 The Stamina of Sheep wins Essex Book of the Year (Fiction) for 2000-2002 (click here).

2002 The Daily Telegraph Arvon International Poetry Competition 2002 Winner.

2002 Arts Council Writers' Award (click here).

Winner, the 2002 Salisbury Competition.

2000/1, 2001/2 - Fellowships at Oxford Brookes University, supported by the Royal Literary Fund.

2000 Year-of-the-Artist project, site-specific arts, London Arts.

Runner-up, Stand 2000 Competition.

Winner, the 1999 Bridport Prize (+ Supplementary Prize, 2000).

Recipient of the 1998 New London Writers Award (London Arts).

Winner: 1997 Irish Times Perpetual Trophy.

Winner, 1996 Frogmore Prize; runner-up 1995.

1995 & 1996 Edith Kitt Memorial Awards (for outstanding competition performance).

Twice winner, Coast to Coast National Writing Competition.

Winner, the BBAC Open Poetry Competition.

Three times winner of a Sheffield Thursday Poetry Prize.

Poetry Book Society Recommendation: Shrapnel and Sheets (Headland).



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