Viccy

lockdown selfie 2020

I’m available for (paid) commissions, collaborations, facilitation, mentoring and editorial services.

If you like what I do, show your appreciation by buying me a coffee.

Hello. I’m a writer

As part of my creative practice, I consult on research projects ranging from the impact of creative activities on wellbeing in later life to better understanding professionalism in the Creative Arts.

One of the UK’s literature representatives at World Event Young Artist in 2012, I won the inaugural STV Digital Spark award in 2014, was shortlisted for the New Media Writing Prize in 2015 and won the People’s Choice category. I was Leverhulme Writer in Residence at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, during which I edited an anthology of mixed-media work about Alan Turing. I’m the UK half of transatlantic collaboration two.5, and co-lead of Spreadsheets & Moxie.

I’ve been writer in residence with the Naxi people in rural South West China, created a virtual library of books by women, had writing about sewing machines exhibited at the V&A, and burnt a day’s work to fuel a mobile sauna. My creative work has been awarded grants from NESTA, Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Council and the Leverhulme Trust.

The kinds of things I get up to

#100women100books launches online
Inspired by our Spreadsheets & Moxie residency in the Compton Verney 19th …
You said it (Moxie survey highlights)
Being professional can be summarised as a combination of ‘being well prepared’ and …
Talking about professionalism in the creative arts #spreadsheetsandmoxie
We think we’re great as we are. We don’t need to be …
First Thursday event in Newcastle
Tomorrow lunchtime (2 March) I’ll be chatting about the Spreadsheets & Moxie project …