Julie’s creative non-fiction stories are published in Australian magazines and newspapers – The Age, The Big Issue, Dumbo Feather and Eureka Street as well as short story collections. Her new book ‘Tender, stories that lean into kindness’ is now published by MediaCom . Julie was runner up for the Victorian Writers Centre Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writer’s prize for non-fiction in 2015 and is a graduate of Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT. Her stories are about local neighbourhoods, ancient customs and people hidden from view. They concern the connection between creatures and humans and the holy in the ordinary.