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Lily Holloway

Publications

Poems

AUP New Poets 8 (Auckland University Press, forthcoming)
you are my night terror i hope i am yours (Aniko Press: Revolt, forthcoming)
Two poems (Landfall 241, forthcoming)
hopscotch (Fresh Ink Anthology, forthcoming)
Three poems (Out Here: An Anthology of Takatāpui and LGBTQIA+ New Zealand Writers, forthcoming)
as the tide (takahē 101, April 2021)
Poetry Shelf celebrates new books with readings: Ten poets read from Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2021 (Poetry Shelf, April 2021)
Two poems (Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2021, March 2021)
Two poems (Starling, Issue 11)
Shells (blackmail 44, February 2021)
Buffet (Mayhem Issue 8, November 2020)
Getting Colder (Aniko Press: Unsung, October 2020)
Sentries (The Spinoff, October 2020)
Poetry Shelf Video Lounge: Lily Holloway reads some poems (Poetry Shelf, October 2020)
Blue (Overcommunicate: Love Poems, October 2020)
Four poems (The Banyan Review, Fall 2020)
a girl’s name a headline (Midway Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3)
stocktaking during venlafaxine discontinuation (Scum, July 2020)
rimu road (Poetry Lab Shanghai, Summer 2020, and PLS Anthology Volume I)
Two Poems (Milly Magazine, May 2020)
Three Poems (Three Lamps, Spring 2019)
the bluebeard (NZPS a fine line, Summer 2019/2020)
modernity to globalisation (The Spinoff, October 2019)
24 (Mayhem Issue 7, November 2019)

Other Writing

Lily Holloway Reads “River Axe” (Telescope Podcast, February 2021)
Auckland in 100 Words (Interesting Journal Edition 10, October 2020)
Interview with Aniko Press (September 2020)
‘Dirt’, ‘My Street’, ‘Magic’ and ‘University’ (Starling, Issue 10)
Waiting for Metamorphosis (The Pantograph Punch, July 2020)
Review of Lost and Somewhere Else by Jenny Bornholdt (NZPS Poetry Micro-reviews, 2020)
I wander, she holds my hand (Mayhem Issue 7, 2019)
Happily Ever After: Life After the Ring (Interesting Journal Edition 9, 2019)
Gay Women for Trans Rights (Overcommunicate Magazine, Edition 3, 2019)
Flying (Mindfood, November 2019)
News: Meat Club Butchers O-Week Campaign with Bull-Headed Tee-Shirts (Craccum Issue 3, 2018)
Opinion-maker: Rents, racism, getting around - head girl lists priorities for Auckland post local elections (Stuff, September 2016)

Writing Awards
2020 Long-listed for the Monica Taylor Poetry Prize
2020 Highly Commended in the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize
2020 Shimon Weinroth Prize in Poetry
2020 Second Place in Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition
2020 Kendrick Smithyman Scholarship in Poetry
2020 Judges’ Selection in Given Words National Poetry Day Competition
2019 Best Poem in Given Words National Poetry Day Competition (Translated into Spanish here)
2019 Highly Commended in Divine Muses New Voices - Emerging Poets Competition
2019 Shortlisted in the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

Editorial Work
Executive Editor for Interesting Journal 2021
Poetry Reader for Beyond Words 2021
Editorial board member for Beyond Queer Words: A Collection of Poems 2020
Editorial board member for Interesting Journal 2020 (Issues 10 & 11)

Other
NZSA Mentorship recipient 2021
Social Media Coordinator for New Zealand Poetry Society 2021
Database Manager for takahē 2021
Producer and Host of A Night of Poetry, Auckland Pride 2021
Performed for Poetry & Pyjamas, March 2021
Participant in Auckland Theatre Company’s Young Writers’ Table 2019