Vicki Bartholomew writes family plays for actors of all ages. Her personal favorite is Aunt Alice's Summer, which received the Jackie White Memorial National Children's Play Writing Award early in her playwriting career. She received the Jackie White Award a second time (2004) for her book and lyrics for Five Frogs and a Prince (music by Linnea Brooks). Someone to Love, a romantic comedy featuring older actors, won the San Diego New Works Theatre Playwriting Contest and the 2004 Jewel Box Theatre Playwriting Contest, and the 2008 Moondance Film Festival Stage Play Award.
Her live action/animation screenplay Blinda won Best Screenplay for ages 5-8 at 2010 KIDS FIRST Film Festival. The Hickory Horse was Reserve Best Screenplay at 2010 Female Eye Film Festival and third place at 2009 KIDS FIRST Film Festival. Three Fathers, set in Yinchuan, China, won the Spirit of Moondance Best Feature Screenplay for Kids at the 2010 Moondance Film Festival. Her juvenile novel set in Thailand, Dragonflies and Elephants, published by Lighthouse Christian Publishing (2010), was Aloha Accolade Award Winner at 2011 Honolulu Film Awards. Her newest screenplay is set in Nashville, Tennessee.
Ms. Bartholomew is originally from Oklahoma, went to high school and Cal Poly SLO in California, and now resides in Oregon.