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Meg Mundell, author of The Trespassers
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Meg Mundell


Meg Mundell is a New Zealand-born writer and academic based in Melbourne. Her first novel, Black Glass, was shortlisted for two Aurealis Awards, the Barbara Jefferis Award and the Norma K. Hemming Award. In 2020, Meg also won The Sister’s in Crime 20th Davitt Awards – Best Adult Crime Novel for The Trespassers. She is the author of the story collection Things I Did for Money, and her fiction, essays and journalism have been widely published, including in Best Australian Stories, Meanjin, TheAge, TheMonthly, TheGuardian, SydneyMorningHerald, TheAustralianFinancialReview and AustralianBookReview. Meg is also the editor of the forthcoming anthology We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging (Affirm Press), a collection of writings by people who have experienced homelessness.