• Society of Women Writers & Journalists Charitable Foundation: bursary for novel writing
  • Arts Council, England: grant for mentoring from writer Jacob Ross on novel in progress: Leaving Lime Street, set in Liverpool, 1956
  • Arts Council Literature Award: further writing grant to finish the novel
  • British Embassy Lithuania funding: to research family roots in Lithuania and meet with Jewish writers in Vilnius and Kaunas


  • WIZO Short Story Prize for Goodbye to Childish Things
  • Arts Council Commission Award to write stage play: My Federico
  • Waiting for Farid, work in progress novel extract, finalist EASTSIDE/TEXACO Competition
  • lottery grants to tour new cabaret works: Sympathetic Magic, Oy Vey, Fung Shway, CleanSweep