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AUP New Poets 8 (Auckland University Press)

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Selected Poems (Online)

Peach Mag
2022
I want our story like

Cordite
2021
Imagined heterosexuality with you, my ex who won’t stop calling

Ōrongohau | Best New Zealand Poems
2022
All the girls who used to read Dolly have trauma now
as discussed in The Superpower of New Zealand Poetry: A Q&A With Kate Camp
& originally published in…

Stasis
2021
All the girls who used to read Dolly have trauma now
reviewed by Elizabeth Heritage here

Starling
2021
Sand
I won’t pretend to be a person anymore
u r the runescape gf & i am the neopets gf & we r both hotties

Pegasus Gateway Motel (Before Ali’s Funeral I Make My Mum Cry)
Methods of burial

Scum Mag
2020
stocktaking during venlafaxine discontinuation

The Spinoff
2020
Sentries

blackmail
2021
Shells

Midway Journal
2020
a girl’s name a headline

Poetry Lab Shanghai
2020
rimu road

Poetry Shelf
2022
No rage but in poetry

2021
Tidewrack


Selected Poems (Print)

Out Here: An Anthology of Takatāpui and LGBTQIA+ New Zealand Writers
i think i can feel reverberations of something further downstream
The Thing
Commuting with Angela

Landfall
2021
and so I shape myself

Under the falling chestnuts
periphery

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook
2022
your ex texts you every august from a new number

2021
bed against the wall
The road to the hill is closed

Aniko Press
2021
you are my night terror i hope i am yours

2020
Getting Colder

Compound Press Poetry Calendar
2021
Angela fragment 96

Hills Hoist
2021
Contents

Fresh Ink Anthology
2021
hopscotch

Mayhem
2021
on the way to the bus-stop
what you’ve left me:

2020
Buffet

2019
24

Overcommunicate
2020
Blue

takahē
2021
as the tide


Listen

2021
Poetry Shelf celebrates Phantom National Poetry Day with eight poets reading a poem
Ten poets read from Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2021

2020
Poetry Shelf Video Lounge: Lily Holloway reads some poems


Non-Fiction

2022
One more for the bloodbath: Lily Holloway reviews Meat Lovers by Rebecca Hawkes (The Spinoff)

2021
The (re)Trauma of Filing a Police Report (Salty Mag)
The Ghost in My Social Media (Newsroom)

2020
Waiting for Metamorphosis (The Pantograph Punch)

2019
I wander, she holds my hand (Mayhem)
Happily Ever After: Life After the Ring (Interesting Journal)


Short Fiction

2020
Auckland in 100 Words (Interesting Journal)
‘Dirt’, ‘My Street’, ‘Magic’ & ‘University’ (Starling)

2019
Flying (Mindfood Magazine)


Other Writing

2022
a note from the editors (eel mag)
Interviewed for The future of New Zealand poetry (Newsroom)

2021
Poetry Shelf celebrates 2021: Fifteen authors make some picks (Poetry Shelf)
Q&A with Lily Holloway (round 2!) (Aniko Press)

2020
Q&A with Lily Holloway (Aniko Press)


Awards

2022
YWCA Aotearoa Y25 Award (25 Under 25 Listing)

2021
University of Auckland Blues Award for Creative Writing

2020
Long-listed for the Monica Taylor Poetry Prize
Highly Commended in the Caselberg Trust International Poetry Prize
Shimon Weinroth Prize in Poetry
Second Place in Charles Brasch Young Writers’ Essay Competition
Kendrick Smithyman Scholarship in Poetry
Judges’ Selection in Given Words National Poetry Day Competition

2019
Best Poem in Given Words National Poetry Day Competition (Translated into Spanish here)
Highly Commended in Divine Muses New Voices - Emerging Poets Competition
Shortlisted in the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing


Editorial Work

Founding Editor for eel mag
Assistant Editor for a fine line 2021–22
Sub-editor for Salient 2022 (until July)
Executive Editor for Interesting Journal 2021
Participant in The Suburban Review’s Emerging Editors Workshop 2021
Editorial board member for Interesting Journal 2020 (Issues 10 & 11)


Selected Performances & Events

2021
Featured Poet for the Porirua Libraries Campaign for National Poetry Day
Featured Poet for the JAFA September Qualifier
Performed at From Opposite Ends of the Earth (A New Zealand & Irish Poetry Exchange)
Producer & Host of A Night of Poetry, Auckland Pride


Other

Board Member of Same Same But Different Literary Festival
Board Member of the New Zealand Poetry Society 2021–22

Aotearoa New Zealand Lamplight Residency recipient 2021
NZSA Mentorship recipient 2021
Recipient of the Blackbird Foundation Protostar Grant 2021

Tutor for the University of Auckland English Literature department 2020–21
Guest judge for The University of Auckland Poetry Slam 2021

Database Manager for takahē literary magazine 2021
Participant in Auckland Theatre Company’s Young Writers’ Table 2019