Dowd, Victoria


After graduating from Cambridge, Victoria Dowd was a criminal law barrister on the London circuit for many years, where many of her cases were much stranger than fiction. Victoria is now an award-winning writer, having won the Go Gothic Short Story Award for 2019. She has had short fiction published in Aesthetica: A Review of Contemporary Artists, BTS Literary and Arts Annual, Dream Catcher arts journal and Gold Dust Literary Magazine. She was runner up in The New Writer’s writer of the year award and her work was Highly Commended by The Writers’ Forum and long-listed for The Willesden Herald International Short Story Competition. She lives with her husband and two children, writes full time, splitting her time between London and Devon, where she can indulge her passion for all things Agatha Christie.