Meg Mundell i(18 works by) (a.k.a. Megan Mundell)
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BiographyHistory

Meg Mundell has worked as a journalist for the Age newspaper. She has also been a teacher and researcher and deputy editor/writer for The Big Issue.

Personal Awards

2011 Literature Board Grants Grants for Emerging Writers $10,000 for non-fiction writing.
2008 D J (Dinny) O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship $5,000 plus a residency at the Australian Centre.
2006 Literature Board Grants Grants for Emerging Writers $15,000 for literary non-fiction writing

Awards for Works

Black Glass 2010 single work novel fantasy

'Tally and Grace are teenage sisters living on the outskirts of society, dragged from one no-hope town to the next by their fugitive father. When an explosion rips their lives apart, they flee separately to the city.

The girls had always imagined that beyond the remote regions lay another, brighter world: glamorous, promising, full of luck. But as each soon discovers, if you arrive there broke, homeless and alone, the city is a dangerous place — a place where commerce and surveillance rule, and undocumented people like themselves are confined to life's shady margins. Now Tally and Grace must struggle to find each other — or just to survive.' (From the publisher's website.)

2012 shortlisted Chronos Awards Best Long Fiction
2012 finalist Norma K. Hemming Award
2012 highly commended Barbara Jefferis Award
2011 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
2011 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Best Novel
2010 shortlisted CAL Scribe Fiction Prize
Vermillion Meanjin , vol. 64 no. 1-2 Encounters : Modern Australian Short Stories , 2005 single work short story A blind man, living downstairs from a female artist, gauges her life through the sounds he hears from above.
2004 winner Glen Eira Literary Awards Sunflower Bookshop Short Story Prize
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