2017

 

In June. Fubula Press posted 'Learning and Letting Go' on the art of story writing.

 

In May. Little Brothers was a finalist in the New Millennium Writings Fiction Award

 

In May. Historical-Fiction.com posted 'Fiction and History in Richard Buxton’s Whirligig – A writer’s choice.'

 

January. Lemonade Day published in issue 30 of Firstwriter Magazine.

 

February. Disunion was longlisted in the Ink Tears Short Story Competition.

 

 


2016

In January, Roller Coaster won the Bedford International Writing Competition.

 

In February, Battle Town, winner of the Exeter Story Prize was published by Creative Writing Matters in the 2015 Exeter Story Prize Collection.

Whirligig was longlisted for the Exeter Novel Prize and the Bath Novel Award.

 

In June, The Bread Man won the Fabula Press Nivalis 2016 Short Story Competition and is published in the Nivalis 2016 Collection.

Lemonade Day (Short Story) and Whirligig (Fisrt 3 Pages of a Novel) were shortlisted and highly commended at the Winchester Writers Festival.

 

In August, Lemonade Day received a special commendation in the Firstwriter International Short Story Contest.

 

In September, Disunion placed 3rd in the Historical Novel Society Short Story Competition

 


2015

Battle Town won the 2015 Exeter Story Prize. 

 

His Last Day published in Issue 8 of Alt Hist.

  

Article, Tim Gautreaux’s ‘Waiting For The Evening News', Runner-up in Thresholds International Feature Competition.

 

Little Round Top was the winning story in the June issue (#164) of Writers' Forum Magazine.

 

Awarded an MA (with Distinction) in Creative Writing by Chichester University in March 2015.

 

Shortlisted for the Ifanca Helene James and the West Sussex Writers National Short Story Competitions.

 

Whirligig was longlisted for the 2015 New Novel Award by the Historical Novel Society.

 


Before 2015

Muscovies won second price in the 2014 Salopian Poetry Society Annual Open Competition.

 

Sloe Gin Skipping won the Cazart Short Story in January 2013.

 

Forty-Two Lifetimes won the West Sussex Writers members competition in December 2012.

 

My stories have been long listed in the Bridgwater Competition and twice by the Historical Novel Society.