Vicky Foster is an award-winning writer, performer and poet who has broadcast extensively across the BBC. She has published two collections of writing and is currently working on her first novel whilst studying for a PhD in English and Creative Writing. She won The Society of Authors’ Imison Award at the 2020 BBC Audio Drama Awards for her Radio 4 play Bathwater, and her Radio 4 documentary, Can I Talk About Heroes? was reviewed in the national media.
She was one of the BBC’s selected poets for Contains Strong Language in 2017 & 2018, and wrote a new commission for them in 2019, which also featured in Hull’s Freedom Festival. Vicky has written poetry for radio, podcast and TV, delivered writing projects and creative writing workshops for a wide range of organisations, and performed at festivals and events across the North.
She has delivered workshops for all kinds of organisations, and is currently working on commissions for Back To Ours, Hull Jazz Festival and Ships in the Sky, as well as writing a novel, and planning a tour of Bathwater for the new year.