Vicki Riley grew up in Key West and is a member of the Key West Writers Guild. Vicki’s past writing and teaching experience includes leading a Florida Writers Association (FWA) writing and critique group for over a decade and a career as a high school educator specializing in British and American literature, TV production, cinematography, and creative writing. She founded her school’s first literary magazine, VISIONS. Her debut novella, Cayo Hueso Literary Writings And Artwork From Key West, is a unique blend of poetry and short stories illustrated with paintings released Fall 2020 remains an Amazon best seller.
Awards and Recognition
- 2021 Royal Palm Literary Awards Runner up Published Book of the Year, Living Now Award Gift/Specialty/Novelty Book. 2022 Eric Hoffer Short Story Collection 3rd Place, Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize Short List. IPPY Next Generation Indie Book awards: Finalist Medal – Novella; Finalist Medal - Short Story Collection; Regional Medal - Southeast Fiction - tied for First Place