Julie won the Scottish Book Trust Next Chapter Award 2017 and was shortlisted for Moniack Mhor’s Emerging Writer Award 2018 and a Cove Park Writer Residency. Her fiction has been published in several literary journals, including ‘New Writing Scotland’, ‘From Glasgow To Saturn’, ‘Chicago Literati’, ‘Jellyfish Review’ and ‘Razur Cuts’. Her play, ‘Big Day’, was performed at The Gilded Balloon Theatre in Edinburgh in June 2018. She has written a short story collection and is in the process of completing her first novel. Julie has previously been mentored by the writer Janice Galloway.