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Meg Mundell Meg Mundell i(A88163 works by) (a.k.a. Megan Mundell)
Gender: Female
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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.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2011 Australia Council Literature Board Grants Grants for Emerging Writers $10,000 for non-fiction writing.
2011 highly commended Eureka Street/Reader's Feast Award
2008 D J (Dinny) O'Hearn Memorial Fellowship $5,000 plus a residency at the Australian Centre.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Trespassers St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2019 16433027 2019 single work novel

'Fleeing their pandemic-stricken homelands, a shipload of migrant workers departs the UK, dreaming of a fresh start in prosperous Australia. For nine-year-old Cleary Sullivan, deaf for three years, the journey promises adventure and new friendships; for Glaswegian songstress Billie Galloway, it’s a chance to put a shameful mistake firmly behind her; while impoverished English schoolteacher Tom Garnett hopes to set his future on a brighter path. But when a crew member is found murdered and passengers start falling gravely ill, the Steadfast is plunged into chaos. Thrown together by chance, and each guarding their own secrets, Cleary, Billie and Tom join forces to survive the journey and its aftermath.

'The Trespassers is a beguiling novel that explores the consequences of greed, the experience of exile, and the unlikely ways strangers can become the people we hold dear.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted Voss Literary Prize
2020 shortlisted Norma K. Hemming Award Long Form
2020 winner Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2019 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Novel
Narcosis 2012 2012 single work short story
— Appears in: Hermano Cerdo 2006-;

— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 336 2011; (p. 40-44)
2011 commended ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
y separately published work icon Black Glass 2010 Carlton North : Scribe , 2011 Z1666241 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
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