Vikki VanSickle is an award-winning author and playwright. Her work includes the bestselling picture book IF I HAD A GRYPHON, the Red Maple Award winning YA novel, THE WINNOWING, and IKE & PEARL: A NEW CANADIAN MUSICAL, co-created with Rob Kempson. When not writing, she can be found on CTV Your Morning, where she curates a regular kids' books segment. Vikki is thrilled to return as dramaturg for another Letters From the War project. Connect with her online.