Julie Proudfoot is an author of fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Her first published novel, The Neighbour, won the Seizure Viva La Novella Prize. Julie has appeared at Bendigo Writers Festival, Queenscliff Literary Festival, Perth Writers Festival, and The Melbourne Emerging Writer’s Festival. She draws on her degrees in Psychology, Anthropology and Philosophy to inform her work. Julie writes from her home in Queensland, Australia.
Books by Julie Proudfoot:
The Neighbour. (Psychological Drama)
(Winner of Seizure Viva La Novella 2014)
Set in contemporary suburbia, The Neighbour is an astute psychological drama that offers a powerful and literary meditation on the nature of guilt and responsibility. When Luke is implicated in the tragic death of a child, he struggles to assert his innocence to those around him. While the accident invokes haunting memories of Luke’s late brother, who died when they were children, he strives to maintain a grip on reality as his relationships begin to unravel. Ebook found here. Paperback Found at Booktopia
The Uncanny Valley Club: Out soon (2022) (Psychological Drama)
The Uncanny Valley club asks the question, can the way we relate to robots influence the way we treat each other? When Henry King purchases a sex robot to cure his Erectile Dysfunction, it changes who he is, how he feels about himself and how he treats the women in his life. The Uncanny Valley Club treads the psychological path between human and robot relationships in a fast-paced psychological fiction novel by Julie Proudfoot, author of The Neighbour, and winner of the Seizure Viva La Novella Prize.
Kickstart Your Novel
Welcome to Kickstart Your Novel. As an author and teacher of writing, I know that the desire and passion to write is sometimes not enough to get a novel written; the road from idea to manuscript can be confusing and daunting. Kickstart Your Novel is a grassroots, simple to access, concise guide to the tools I find the most useful for getting first drafts on the page. (Click here for Ebook.)
A Cold Gaze, Poetry from Julie Proudfoot. (Click for Ebook here )
Julie appeared at Bendigo Writers Festival, Queenscliff Literary Festival, Perth Writers Festival, and The Melbourne Emerging Writer’s Festival. She draws on her degrees in Psychology and Philosophy to inform her fiction. Julie recently made the move from Victoria to Queensland.