The poem 'Betty Fox is skipping' by Derek Sellen has won first prize in the 2020 O'Bheal Five Words International Poetry Competition.
'Incipient' has won second prize in the Crewe Waltraud Poetry Competition 2019
The poem 'Flaunting It' has been commended in the Sonnet or Not Competition out of over 600 poems
The poem 'On the Other Side of Silence' has been accepted for The George Eliot Anthology (Yaffle Press)
The poem 'Infra-Red' has been highly commended in the Barnet Arts Competition