About Vicki Drybrough

Vicki Drybrough’s work was first published in her local newspaper when she was fourteen. She didn’t submit another piece until 2008, when "Shipwrecked" received an honourable mention from the Burnaby Writers’ Society. In 2010 her poem "Ermest and Martha" and a short story "The Little Lion" were both published in the summer edition of Island Writer Magazine. She is currently working on her first novel.

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Vicki Drybrough’s work was first published in her local newspaper when she was fourteen. She didn’t submit another piece until 2008, when "Shipwrecked" received an honourable mention from the Burnaby Writers’ Society. In 2010 her poem "Ermest and Martha", and a short story, "The Little Lion", were both published in the summer edition of Island Writer Magazine. Stuart McLean read her short story "Macaroni and Cheese", on CBC Radio in October 2011 and published it in his book, Time Now for the Vinyl Café Story Exchange in 2013. David Fraser included her short prose piece "First Impressions" and a poem, "Quitting Time in Franklin River", in his 2011 anthology, Close to Quitting Time. She won second prize for her flash fiction piece "Beer Cans in 2013", and her poem "Get Thee Gone, Romeo" appeared in the anthology, What We Carry Home. In 2014, Mark Forsyth included two of her articles, "My Mother’s War" and "A Boy Soldier's Diary" in his book From the West Coast to the Western Front. She was also a finalist in the 2016 Cedric Literary Awards for her story "Access Road". In 2018 her story, "Mr. Wardrop", won second prize in the Victoria Writers’ Society’s short fiction contest and appeared in the winter edition of Island Writer Magazine. She is a founding member of Words on Fire and has read at The Fat Oyster, Wordstorm and 15 Minutes of Infamy. She is currently working on her first novel.

 

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