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Julienne van Loon

Julienne van Loon

Art Forms: Fiction, Writing

Residency Year: 2019

Lives / Works: Melbourne, Australia

Julienne van Loon is a novelist and essayist based in Melbourne. Julienne’s essays and short stories have appeared in journals such as The Monthly, Griffith Review and The Sydney Review of Books, and in anthologies published by Pan MacMillan, Fremantle Press, ABC Books and Black Inc.

During her residency, novelist and essayist Julienne van Loon worked on the completion of a novel titled ‘Instructions for a Steep Decline.’ A deliberately experimental work, the book is informed by neurology, Buddhist philosophy and the recent ‘boom-time’ social and economic culture of Australia’s cities. The work has since been published in the Griffith Review.

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Bundanon acknowledges the Wodi Wodi and the Yuin, of the South Coast region, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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