Storyteller, Writer, Arts Educator
Julie Perrin is an oral storyteller, writer and arts educator. She directs Tellingwords. Her stories and articles have been published in The Age, The Big Issue and in Australian short story collections. Julie also writes for organisations, largely in the not-for-profit sector. She has delivered projects funded by the Australia Council, Communities for Children and the CASS Foundation and performed at major festivals including the Melbourne Writers Festival.
Julie has taught at the University of Melbourne and RMIT and in numerous adult-learning contexts. She specialises in oral storytelling and teaches workshops on presenting spoken stories – traditional tales and biographical stories.
An artist-in-residence in Victorian schools, her work is documented in the DVD ‘Before There Were Books There Were Stories.’ Julie is the 2011 winner of the Pat Glover Memorial Storytelling Award at the Port Fairy Folk Festival.
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