About

Lily Greenberg is a writer from Nashville, Tennessee and the author of In the Shape of a Woman (Broadstone Books 2022).

A 2021 Breadloaf Scholar, Lily’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kissing Dynamite Poetry, About Place Journal, and Third Coast Magazine, among others. She is the recipient of the 2021 Dick Shea Memorial Prize, judged by and Jennifer Millitello, and the 2021 Dawkins Prize for Best MFA Poetry Manuscript. Her poem, “Conversations With My Mother That Won’t Happen and Won’t Stop” was nominated for Best of the Net in 2021.

Lily completed her MFA at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in 2021, where she served as Graduate Assistant in Communications for the UNH Graduate School and Editor for the Research Development Office. She also served as Editor-in-Chief of Barnstorm Journal from 2019-2021. She has designed and led poetry workshops for the North Country Young Writer’s Festival and New Hampshire Poet Laureate Program, as well as assistant taught poetry courses at the University of New Hampshire and Gordon College.

Lily lives in Portland, Maine where she serves as Communications Specialist for the Portland Recovery Community Center.