Lyn has been the recipient of the following fiction writing awards:

Research Training Program Award (2018-2021) at the University of Adelaide to write a novel focusing on Colonel William Light and the settlement of Adelaide

Shortlisted for the Deborah Cass Prize 2018

Winner of an Asialink Arts Residency 2017 to write a novel in India

Participant in the 2017 WriteNow London scheme, selected by Penguin Randomhouse UK

Longlisted for the Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge Fiction Prize 2017

Highly Commended for the Chapter One Prize 2016

Longlisted for the Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2016

Highly Commended for the Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency 2015

Shortlisted for the Writing a Novel Scholarship, Faber Academy Allen & Unwin 2015