Victoria MacKenzie

Short Fiction

‘Everlasting Light’ – a new story to be broadcast on Radio 4 on Fri 26th July 2024.

‘Dark Harvest’ in Extra Teeth issue 8 (Nov 2023).

‘Talking About Lobsters’ in Das Narr (April, 2021), translated into German by Karin Bosshard.

‘Sea Raven’ won Third Prize in the Cúirt New Writing Prize selected by Colin Barrett (2021).

‘A Short Dictionary of Wombats’ in Mslexia issue 87 (2020).

‘Island Girl 139’ won First Prize in the Exeter Story Prize Competition (2019).

‘The Proper Way to Eat Sardines’ was shortlisted for The Dinesh Allirajah Prize: Cafe Stories (Comma Press, 2018).

Haptic Memory‘ in Reflex Fiction: Quarterly International Flash Fiction Competition (2017).

Annunciation’ in New Writing from Scottish Book Trust’s New Writers Awards Vol 8 (2016).

Crex Crex’ in The Book of Iona ed. Robert Crawford (Polygon, 2016).

‘Talking About Lobsters’ in New Writing Scotland 34 (ASLS, 2016).

‘Spring Comes to Bernard Duggleby’ was shortlisted for the Tricia Astley Prize and subsequently published in The 2015 Exeter Story Prize Collection (2016).

‘The Floral Clock’ in Brittle Star issue 34 (2014).

‘The Guddle’ in Gutter: the magazine for new Scottish writing issue 10 (2014).

‘Flames’ won First Prize in the InterAct/Ruth Rendell Short Story Prize (2010) and was subsequently published in Interactions: A collection ed. Ruth Rendell (Roastbooks, 2012).