Victoria Richards

Writer // Journalist // Editor


Victoria Richards is a freelance journalist and writer.

She has worked for BBC News, The Times and The Independent, has appeared on Newsnight, BBC World and ITV News and regularly writes for Independent Voices. She won the inaugural Oh Zoe! Rising Talent Award 2017, was longlisted in the Bath Short Story Award 2017 and The Guardian Short Story Contest 2016 among others, and published in the National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2017.

She lives in London where she is working variously on a novel, a short story collection, poetry, flash fiction and a series of books for children.


The latest news from Victoria Richards

I am thrilled to have had a piece of flash fiction selected for a special issue of Ellipsis Zine, entitled 'One'. The anthology will be out on 30 October.

I was also recently longlisted for the Myriad Editions First Drafts Competition and came runner up in the SCBWI slushpile challenge for July, judged by literary agent Kate Nash.