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In 2018, P.J. won the Forward Poetry 'Circle of Life' competition for her poem 'The Empty Chair.'

'I Awake And Choose To Live' was shortlisted for the National Poetry Anthology Award in 2015.

Anthologised Poetry - 2017

Haiku, TigerShark Journal
Poem #Sideshow, 5 to One Magazine
Haiku, Along The Shore, Lost Tower Publications
Dream Girl, Between These Shores Literary & Arts Annual
Moon haiku sequence, Moon, Atlantean Publishing
Just Flotsam & A Scorpion's Kiss. Horizon's #5, The British Fantasy Journal
The Time Traveller, Horizon's #6, The British Fantasy Journal
Senryu Sequence re Syrian Conflict, Beyond The Hill, Lost Tower Publications
Night haiku sequence, Subliminal Messages, Azoth Zhem Publishing

Anthologised Poetry - 2016

Falling stars, cattails (January Issue) 
Drowning. Not Waving, The Hourglass Magazine 
Drowning. Not Waving, The Wider View Anthology
Turn/ Love Gazing/ A Desert Rose Mythical Poetry 
Voodoo, Route of All Evil
Drowning. Not Waving' Degenerate Literature 
Miranda’s Grace, Elite Critique Magazine (June Issue)
Moon haiku sequence/ Girl Unmade, Longsword 
Freedom haiku sequence/ World in a Suitcase, Indiana Voice Journal (July 216)
Senryu sequence,The Borfski Press
The Disappointments of Sammy, The Best Pet Poems of 2016 
The earth lies darkened/ the tired birch speaks/ broken tree unleafed – haiku sequence, Whirlwind Volume 8
The Disappointments of Sammy, Purrfect Pets, Lost Tower Publications
‘Til Death Unparted, A Lovely Darkness 
Left leaves cry and cling, Haiku Journal (46) 
Primrose Close, Yellow Chair Review 
Winter haiku sequence, The Magic of the Seasons, Marfa House Press

Anthologised Poetry - 2015

The Great Wall, haiku- Japan, The Rising, and haiku- Taiwan, Journeys Along the Silk Road, Lost Tower Publications 
The Mystic Isle, The Sea
Just Flotsam, Five 2 One (Ninth issue)
I Awake and Choose To Live,Treasury of Poetry 
Medusa, Greek Fire, Lost Tower Publications
I Awake And Choose To Live, Ripples In Verse 
The Soldier’s Letter, Great War volume II 
The Disappointments of Sammy, And the Tail Wagged On…, Lost Tower Publications

Flidais, Garland of the Goddess
Voodoo, Karma Issue- Ealain Magazine
What is misery, The Haiku Journal Issue 40

Anthologised Poetry - 2014

Using Your Senses, Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers
I Awake And  Choose To Live and The Choice of Trees, The Bridge of Fates, Lost Tower Publications
The Living Mountain and The Savage Mountain, Eastern Voices, Lost Tower Publications
Scoring Highly on the Psychopathy Scale, Purrfect Poetry, Lost Tower Publications

Anthologised Poetry - 2013

Primrose Close, Into the Shadows
Between the Lines, The Poetry Rivals Collection
The Rising / Floating on the Wind, Hope Springs A Turtle 
Fizz Watching, Dog Days 
A Desert Rose and Stolen Glances,The Gift of a Rose 
A Desert Rose, Scorpion’s Kiss and  Bistro Memories, The Black Rose of Winter 

Anthologised Poetry - 2012

Dream Girl, A Clock Strikes Thirteen
The Storm, Big Art Book Digital Anthology
Lady In Black,  It’s A Colourful Life
The Chase, Animal Antics
Hypochondria,  Fear Itself
Voodoo,  Virtue or Vice
Lady In Black/ Ghost Girl/ Voodoo Doll/ Prayers/ The Statue/ The Black Dog, Poems From the Witching Hour, Lost Tower Publications