About

Shortlisted for the John Tripp Award for Spoken Word, 2005, guest poet at Salisbury House, London, 2009, Published by the White Leaf Review, (2008); short story published in the Rattle Tales anthology, (2013); Longlisted for the Cinnamon Press debut poetry collection award, (2010, 2012); Shortlisted for the Cinnamon Press debut poetry collection award, (2013); poem published, Pygmy Giant, (2011); Flash fiction Buzz magazine, (2012); short story in Storyshack, (2013); Poetry in Dagda, (2014 & 2015); Shortlisted for the Bridport International Poetry Prize, (2010); received ‘Highly Commended’ and published stories and poetry in the Terry Hetherington Young Writers Awards anthology: Cheval, (2011, 2012, 2013); Published by the Boston Poetry Magazine, (2013); Poetry published in Journey Planner, the latest Cinnamon Press awards anthology, (2014); Three critical poetry reviews published in Dream Catcher magazine, no. 28, (2014); short story publication in Silver Apples magazine, (2014) Margins and Mirrors; (2014) ; Poetry in the Whitchurch Project anthology: Behind Closed Doors in association with Literature Wales. Guest Reader at Seren’s monthly poetry and fiction event: ‘First Thursday’, (Feb 2015); Guest poet for Gelynion/Enemies project, (May 2015) – an international poetry collaboration project organised by Stephen Fowler. Guest Poet: Penarth Acoustic night. Published in Wales Arts Review, Halloween Special, October 2015. Publication in Poetry Wales, (March 2016). Shortlisted for Valley Press publication, March 2016; Longlisted for Literature Wales Writers’ Bursary 2016. Appeared at Seren Books’ ‘First Thursday’ reading event in June 2016. Blog piece for Hay festival published May 2016. Guest poet for Crunch magazine and podcast, December 2016. Featured poet for ‘Inking outloud’, January 2017. Readings at ‘Collective’ and Milieu, December 2016. readings at Murenger House, Newport, May 10th 2017. Shortlisted for Ink Sweat & Tears poetry pamphlet competition, 2017. Short story collection was shortlisted by Cinnamon press for their debut fiction award, 2018. Poem: 'Mothering Song' recently appeared in New Welsh Reader, #120 April 2019 & Poems: 'Smokescreen' and 'Supermarket for the Bereaved' in Anthology Luminous, Defiant pub. July 2019 by Listen Softly.

Rebecca is a recipient of the Hay Festival Writer’s at Work scheme – ongoing.