Jill Dawson’s work has been nominated for 24 awards

2017 The Crime Writer won East Anglian fiction prize and East Anglian overall Book of the Year. Also shortlisted for the New Angle Prize.

2014 The Tell-Tale Heart is long-listed for the Folio Prize

2013 Jill Dawson’s short story Spring wins joint-first prize in the Harpers Bazaar short story competition

2012 Jill Dawson wins a Fiction Uncovered Award for Lucky Bunny

2012, Lucky Bunny, Fiction Uncovered, judged by Professor John Sutherland, Katy Guest, Matt Thorne and Jasper Sutcliffe.

2008 Award from Arts Countil for The Silver Banks

2006 Arts Council Award.

2006 Watch Me Disappear long-listed for the Orange Prize

2006 ScreenEast award for Watch Me Disappear screenplay.

2004 Wild Boy becomes the first ever novel to be long-listed for the British Academy Book Prize (for a work which makes scholarly ideas accessible)

2003 Arts council of England award for Half of England (Watch Me Disappear)

2001 ScreenEast award for Stunner screenplay.

2001 Long-list of Dublin IMPAC award for Fred & Edie

2001 Short list for Orange Prize for Fred & Edie

2000 Short list for Whitbread Novel of the Year for Fred & Edie

1996 London Arts Board New Writer Award for Magpie

1996 Kathleen Blundell Award

1995 Award from Author’s Fund

1995 Blue Nose Poet of the Year

1995 joint first prize Sheffield Hallam short story competition (judged by Margaret Drabble and Hanif Kureishi)

1992 Eric Gregory Award for poetry

1984 First Prize in Hackney New Writers Competition (judged by Michelene Wandor)

1984 First prize in City Limits short story competition