◆ Joint-winner, 2020 Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair Competition
◆ 2nd place winner, 2016 Francis MacManus Short Story Award
◆ Joint-winner, 2015 Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair Competition
◆ 2nd and 3rd place winner, 2000 Bad Kitty Films’ Short Screenplay Competition


Lisa has read or participated in the following literary festivals and events:◆ Dublin Book Festival
◆ Belfast Book Festival
◆ Cúirt International Literary Festival
◆ Doolin Writers’ Weekend
◆ Dromineer Literary Festival
◆ Northwest Words Writers’ Weekend, Letterkenny
◆ Penfest, Carlow
◆ Over the Edge, Galway
◆ Staccato, Dublin
◆ At the Edge, Cavan
◆ Utter Word, Galway


Lisa has had fiction, poetry, screenplays and non-fiction published in the following publications:

Galway Stories (editor)
Belfast Stories (co-editor)
Galway Stories: 2020 (co-editor)
Natural Bridge
The Journal of Popular Culture
Common Culture (Prentice Hall)
Irish Times
Landing Places Anthology (Dedalus)
Dogs Singing Anthology (Salmon)
Nth Degree
Boyne Berries
Steptoe Quarterly