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Julie O. is author of fiction and non-fiction and live calligraphy performance artist.

Julie was born in China. She grew up in the region near Tibet. In the 1990s she left for London, UK and then for Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Nagasaki, Japan with exchange scholarships. She has travelled intensively for various projects and has had the opportunity to live and work in many places across the world, collecting experiences from different perspectives. She has climbed the Vesuvius, sat in the sunset of Zanzibar and fed the monkeys in Kathmandu. Currently, she is trapped in the book she is writing while working as an intercultural coach, (screen)writer, online mentor, journalist and namer of clouds. Her short films have been selected for Chinese Female Video Artists Festival 2021.  Julie is multilingual (Chinese/English/Dutch/Japanese) and the founding member of Chinese Pen London.