Ella is a top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2017 and 2015, and a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2016. They are the first-prize winner of the Bletchley Park challenge on Young Poets Network, as well as the W. S. Graham challenge as part of Graham’s centenary celebrations. Ella is the second-prize winner of the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2019; of Ankita Saxena’s protest poetry challenge, remembering 100 years of the women’s vote in the UK; and of the Riddle Me This challenge. Ella is also a runner-up in the Namedropping challenge; commended in the Ways to be Wilder poetry challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield; commended in the I Am the Universe challenge; commended in the Wish List challenge; commended in the Ode to (Small) Joy challenge, and a winner in the Winter Poems challenge and in the 2016 August Challenge #2. They were a runner-up in the Artlyst Art to Poetry Award in 2020.