Julie Koh Julie Koh i(A150358 works by)
Also writes as: J. Y. L. Koh
Gender: Female
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Julie (J.Y.L.) Koh is a Sydney-based writer. Her first published story, 'Colin the Dog's Fabulous Midnight Adventure and Another Story' has been adapted into a film produced by Staple Fiction and directed by Grant Scicluna. Julie has written short storied, and is currently working on her first novel.

Source: Dattner, Zoe, and Louise Swinn, eds. "The Goon Squad", The Sleeper's Almanac No. 8, Collingwood: Sleepers Publishing, 2012. Print.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2012 highly commended QANTAS Spirit of Youth Awards Spirit of Youth Awards Written Word

Awards for Works

Portable Curiosities 2016 selected work short story

'A biting collection of stories from a bold new voice. A young girl sees ghosts from her third eye, located where her belly button should be. A corporate lawyer feels increasingly disconnected from his job in a soulless 1200-storey skyscraper. And a one-dimensional yellow man steps out from a cinema screen in the hope of leading a three-dimensional life, but everyone around him is fixated only on the color of his skin. Welcome to Portable Curiosities. In these dark and often fantastical stories, Julie Koh combines absurd humour with searing critiques on modern society, proving herself to be one of Australia's most original and daring young writers.' (Publication summary)

2017 joint winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
2017 shortlisted New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Glenda Adams Award for New Writing
2016 shortlisted The Readings New Australian Writing Award
2016 shortlisted Queensland Literary Awards Australian Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award
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