Lily Philpott

Director of Programs and Partnerships


LILY PHILPOTT runs and manages AAWW events, fellowships, and workshops. She has many years of experience curating literary programs in New York City. Previously, she served as the Public Programs Manager at PEN America, where she launched the PEN Out Loud event series with the Strand Book Store, co-curated a summer event series with the Brooklyn Museum, and coordinated Lit Crawl NYC. She has also worked on public programs and development events at the Guggenheim Museum and the New York Public Library, respectively, and is a member of the Brooklyn Book Festival’s International Literature Committee and of The Starlings Collective, a collective of BIPOC adoptee writers and artists. She is a candidate for an MFA in Fiction at the Institute of American Indian Arts.