Meet Our Team

Julie Thorndyke - Committee Member

A graduate of the University of Sydney Master of Creative Writing program, Sydney writer Julie Thorndyke’s two collections of tanka poetry, Rick Rack and Carving Granite, were published by Ginninderra Press.

A librarian in the education sector for more than thirty years, she now concentrates on writing, editing and facilitating writers’ workshops. Editor of Eucalypt: a tanka journal since 2017, Julie also writes fiction and other poetry forms. Waiting for the Night, Julie’s picture book illustrated by Anna Seed, is available from IP Kidz.

Her debut novel, Mrs Rickaby’s Lullaby, was published in 2019. Julie’s website is