rebecca k reilly

local woman


novel, published 2021 by Te Herenga Waka University Press

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.


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height: 5'11

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: 140