Skip to content

About

Julie Koh was born in Sydney to Chinese-Malaysian parents, and left a career in corporate law to pursue writing. She is the author of two short-story collections: Capital Misfits (Spineless Wonders; Math Paper Press) and Portable Curiosities (UQP), which was shortlisted for the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, the Steele Rudd Award in the Queensland Literary Awards, and a NSW Premier’s Literary Award.

Julie’s stories have appeared in Best Australian Stories in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and Best Australian Comedy Writing in 2016. Julie is the editor of BooksActually’s Gold Standard, a 2018 Stella Prize judge and a founding member of Kanganoulipo. 

Stay up to date with our upcoming events and special announcements by subscribing to the Wheeler Centre's mailing list.

View our privacy policy
Acknowledgment of Country

The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to the people of the Kulin Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.