Vikki Reich


Publisher at VillageQ

Co-producer/Co-Director of Listen To Your Mother Twin Cities

Writer for US Weekly Fashion Police

Writing Online


Writing In Print

  • "Alumni Magazines Should Come with Anti-Depressants" (Grinnell Magazine, Spring 2012)
  • "Not a Princess" (Listen To Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now, Putnam 2015)

  • "Changing the Lexicon of Love" (Star Tribune, November 25, 2015)

  • "Imperfect old photos? Perfect" (Star Tribune, December 9, 2015)


Brands I've Worked With


Social Media


Speaking + Teaching

  • Social Media for Writers: Building Your Platform with Integrity and Intention (The Loft Literary Center 2015)
  • Incorporating Diversity into Your Life, Work, Worldview (Mom2.0 Summit 2015)
  • Storytelling from the LGBT Perspective (BlogHer 2015)
  • Just Write: Putting Free-writing Back in Blogging (Type A Parent Conference 2013)
  • Just Write: Putting Free-writing Back in Blogging (Bloggy Boot Camp, Minneapolis, 2013)
  • Why We Blog (SalonLGBTQ 2013)
  • Anatomy of a Story (BlogHer 2013)
  • Peer Networking and Online Community (BlogHer 2010)

Education + Awards

  • B.A. Psychology (Grinnell College 1991)
  • M.A. Counseling and Psychological Services (St. Mary’s University 1996)
  • Foreword Writing Apprenticeship in Creative Non-Fiction (The Loft Literary Center 2012)
  • The Beyond the Pure Fellowship for writers
  • First Place - Global Human Interest (Erma Bombeck Writing Competition 2016)
  • Iris Award Nominee in Most Thought-Provoking Content (2016)