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Meg Mundell is a Melbourne-based novelist, journalist and academic. She is the editor of the forthcoming anthology We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging (Affirm Press, October 2019), a collection of true stories by people who have experienced homelessness, and her second novel, The Trespassers (UQP), is out in August 2019. Meg’s first novel, Black Glass (2011), was shortlisted for two Aurealis Awards, the Barbara Jefferis Award, the Norma K. Hemming Award, and the CAL–Scribe Fiction Prize, and her fiction, essays and journalism have been published in Best Australian Stories, Meanjin, The Age, The Monthly, The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian Financial Review, Cordite Poetry Review, Overland, Australian Book Review and elsewhere. Born and raised in Aotearoa, New Zealand, Meg has worked in homelessness policy and is a former deputy editor of The Big Issue Australia.