Fish and chips was a winning poem in the 2016 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. It is part of the poetry series Business Class. Since then, Dudley has had work broadcast on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra and The North magazine. He was a contributor to Wassailing – part of the Jerwood / Arvon mentoring scheme in 2019. In 2020, he was a finalist in the Manchester Fiction Prize.