Julie is the Poet-in-Residence for St Mirren FC Charitable Trust and the Makar of the Hampden Collection. Her poetry pamphlet 'Ragged Rainbows' was published through HybridDreich in November 2021 and her forthcoming collection will be published by Drunk Muse Press later this year. She is the author of a non-fiction book 'Mission Dyslexia', published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, an interactive educational resource for children and families with dyslexia. She is in the process of writing a follow-up resource. She lives and works near Glasgow.