December 1, 2017
A very nice surprise to discover that Portable Curiosities is one of the Australian Book Review‘s 2017 Books of the Year. According to Nicholas Jose, ‘Julie Koh’s Portable Curiosities (UQP, 8/16) is darkly comedic … combining formal inventiveness with a poker face in a particularly sharp collection of short stories. ‘The Three-Dimensional Yellow Man’ is surely a classic.’
November 24, 2017
An interview with Pip Adam on Radio NZ about the various ways we find out about books. In it, Pip mentions Portable Curiosities – a recommendation from writer and comedian Eamonn Marra.
September 26, 2017
Here’s an interview I did with The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. Having left a job in law to pursue writing, Koh spoke with us about the validation of adaptation, the self-directed path to being a writer – and the strange and wonderful people she’s met in the process.
September 25, 2017
In a creative lull? In this article for ArtsHub, Madeleine Dore asked a bunch of creatives—including me—what to do about it.
September 6, 2017
I’m pleased to be heading to Newcastle for the National Young Writers’ Festival this year. Details of my sessions are as follows. Baby Shower Friday 29 September, 6.30pm–7.45pm We’re having a BAAAABY! Actually, lots of babies. Come and celebrate with everyone who has birthed a paper baby into the world this year. The baby shower […]
July 25, 2017
I’m looking forward to appearing at the Brisbane Writers Festival at the following sessions. Pencilled In Discover perspectives from Asian Australians and the use of writing to explore the boundaries of dominant Australian identity. With Yen-Rong Wong, Melanie Cheng and Benjamin Law. Saturday 9 September, 1pm, QAG Lecture Theatre Wit and Weird Kevin Kwan, Julie […]