Julie Sprigg is a Perth-based author whose debut book Small Steps: A Physio in Ethiopia was shortlisted for the 2018 City of Fremantle Hungerford Award. She worked as a physiotherapist for ten years before switching to a career in foreign aid with programs improving the rights of people with disabilities. After years of regular travel to China, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Vanuatu and Ethiopia, Julie returned to Perth and now evaluates government programs to overcome social disadvantage. When not writing or working, she can be found reading a picture book atlas with her young son and delighting in domestic adventures.
City of Fremantle Hungerford Award (Shortlist 2018)Book Julie Sprigg