Vivienne Bailey is a Wellington-based writer/journalist with a public library background.
Her work has appeared in the Dominion Post, NZ Lifestyle Block, Heritage Matters, Kiwi Gardener and Heritage NZ.
In 2016 she completed Whitireia’s Diploma in Creative Writing, and several of her short stories have been shortlisted in national competitions and also published in anthologies and online journals.
In 2017, she was awarded first place in the Page & Blackmore Short Story Competition, judged by Kevin Ireland, and in 2018 she was highly commended in the Graeme Lay Short Story Competition.
Her recent work appears in Fresh Ink: A Collection of Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand 2019, published by Cloud Ink Press, and she is currently writing a collection of crime short stories set in a New Zealand landscape.