Meg Mundell is a journalist, author and academic. Her non-fiction has appeared in The Age, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Monthly, The Financial Review, Meanjin, Eureka Street, Overland and The Weekend Australian. She spent five years as deputy editor and staff writer at The Big Issue Australia, where she wrote mostly about homelessness, social justice and the arts. Meg’s debut novel Black Glass (Scribe, 2011) was shortlisted for several awards, and her second novel The Trespassers (UQP) is due out in mid-2019.
She has worked as a policy analyst, speechwriter, travel writer, copywriter and ghostwriter, and is now a Research Fellow in Writing and Literature at Deakin University. Meg is currently running a research project using creative writing to explore understandings of “place” with people who have experienced homelessness. Thanks to a 2018 City of Melbourne Arts Grant, a book of collected works by these emerging writers will be published by Affirm Press in 2019.
More info: http://homelesswriting.org