rebecca k reilly
novel, published 2021 by Te Herenga Waka University Press
forthcoming 2024 with Hutchinson Heinemann (UK) and Avid Reader Press (US)
short story, published by Starling
short story, published by Scum Mag
rebecca k reilly b. 1991 (ngāti hine, ngāti rehua ki ngātiwai) is a novelist from waitākere, new zealand.
she has a bachelor of arts (hons) in german and european studies from the university of auckland and a master of arts from the iiml at victoria university of wellington, where she won the adam foundation prize in creative writing for 2019.
in 2022 her first book greta & valdin won the hubert church prize for fiction and the aotearoa booksellers' choice award.
citizenship: new zealand, uk
love language: quality time, acts of service
favourite character: gumby
sexuality: queer (other), demi
favourite season: spring
best fruits: apricot, dragonfruit, grape, lime
most relatable pokémon: ditto, lickitung, vileplume
number of countries never visited: 139