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Vicki Husband

Vicki Husband completed a first degree in Fine Art and trained as an Occupational Therapist. She works for the NHS. In 2010, she graduated from Glasgow University with an MLitt in Creative Writing. She gained a place on the celebrated Clydebuilt poetry apprenticeship scheme in 2012, where she was mentored by the late Alexander Hutchison. She has had poems published in Mslexia, The Rialto, Gutter, Magma, The Missing Slate and Northwords Now. Her poetry has won awards in the Mslexia Poetry Competition and the Edwin Morgan International Poetry Prize, while she was a runner-up in the Pighog/Poetry School pamphlet award in 2013. In 2016 Vagabond Voices published Husband's first poetry collection, This Far Back Everything Shimmers, which was Saltire-shortlisted for Best Scottish Poetry Book of the Year.