Lillie graduated with her MFA in Creative Writing from Queen's University of Charlotte in Decemebr of 2014. She earned her BA from Otterbein University and graduated Cum Laude with English Honors.
Lillie will be presenting a panel at the 2016 AWP Conference in Los Angeles, California titled "Diversity Integrated: The Literary Art of Inlusion."
Her poem "Hunger Town" was published in For A Better World in 2014; a collection of Cincinnati poets and artists bound together in pursuit of peace and justice. Lillie's also been published in Otterbein University's Literary Magazine three years in a row. She received mulitple Otterbein Writing Awards judged by outside English Academia in fiction, poetry and nonfiction.