Helean, Julie

Julie Helean is a psychologist and health planner with experience in non-traditional work: truck driving, building and protesting.  In 2008 she completed her Julie_Helean_n2[1]Masters in Creative Writing at University of Auckland, under the mentorship of Professor Witi Ihimaera. Julie won the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Award in 2012 for a short story. Born in Dunedin, Julie now lives in Auckland.