Meg Dunley is a Melbourne-based writer of fiction and creative non-fiction. She recently completed her Associate Degree in Professional Writing at RMIT and works part-time at the local high school looking after their communications and marketing. She also writes for the local paper, Flemington Kensington News.
Meg has fiction and creative non-fiction stories published in a number of anthologies and publications, including Building Bridges, Frayed, Victorian Writer, and the 2015 and 2016 Grieve Anthologies. You can find more about the publications and awards here
She is currently finishing the edits on her first manuscript The Dry Lands, which is a climate change fiction based in the near future written for young adults. Meg has a number of other writing projects on the go including Needleworker, Thief, Mother – a story about her First Fleet convict relative Ann, Seeking Utopia – a sequel to the young adult novel, and Fractured Lives – a story of four single women in various stages of their life.
Meg also loves to write poems and short stories. She has three poems that are being included in a collection Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of Chronic Illness and Pain that will be published in early 2017 with UWA Publishing.
When Meg’s not writing, working or editing, she can be found reading, wrangling her three teenage boys, pottering in her garden, walking her dog or dreaming of fictional worlds. She also writes for her local paper.