Julie Koh (許瑩玲) was born in Sydney to Chinese-Malaysian parents. Her short stories have appeared in Best Australian Stories, The Lifted Brow,the Australian, Sleepers Almanac,Fish Anthologyand Fixi Novo’s HEAT. Short films based on her stories have screened at the St Kilda Film Festival, the Good Dog! International Film Festival and the Palm Springs International ShortFest. Capital Misfits, a capsule collection of short stories, was published by Spineless Wonders in 2015. Her debut full-length collection, Portable Curiosities, is published by UQP.