Introduction - or what I'll say when I perform this poem

Victoria Richards is a journalist and writer. In 2017/18 she won the inaugural Oh Zoe! Rising Talent Award, the Hedgehog Poetry Press debut anthology competition, came third place in The London Magazine short story competition and second in the TSS flash fiction competition (winter 2017). She was also highly commended for poetry in the Bridport Prize. She lives in London and is working on a novel, short stories and a poetry collection.