Vicki Husband

Vicki Husband’s debut collection of poetry This Far Back Everything Shimmers was published by Vagabond Voices in 2016. Vicki’s poetry has appeared in literary magazines, has been included in an anthology of new Scottish poetry Be The First To Like This, and has won prizes in the Mslexia Poetry Competition, the Edwin Morgan International Poetry Prize and the Pighog/Poetry School Pamphlet Prize. Recently Vicki collaborated with poets from Pakistan in a project run by Highlight Arts, creating versions of Urdu poems in English, which culminated in readings at Alchemy Festival in 2015 and a publication launched at the Lahore Literature Festival in 2016. She completed a Fine Arts degree, then later trained as an occupational therapist and now works for the NHS in Glasgow.

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