Julie is a NSW Burruberongal woman of Darug Aboriginal nation. Novelist, playwright, and poet. Madukka the River Serpent UWA Publishing, an Indigenous crime novel.
Benevolence Indigenous historical novel - Magabala 2020 and HarperVia USA, UK 2022. Nominated for NIB Literary Award 2020, Voss Literary Award 2020, Barbara Jefferis Award 2022. New novel Compassion to be published 2024 by Magabala. She is co-recipient of the Oodgeroo Noonuccal Poetry Prize 2016, winner Judith Wright Poetry Prize 2019. Her career as a playwright of 10 plays began with productions at Belvoir St Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Sydney Opera House, USA and Indonesia.