Meg Dunley is a Melbourne-based writer of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. She recently completed her Associate Degree in Professional Writing at RMIT and works part-time in communications and marketing in the education industry. She also writes for the local paper, Flemington Kensington News. Meg facilitates creative writing groups at Kensington Neighbourhood House, Melton Library and Caroline Springs Library.
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. Meg has an essay and poetry in Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of Chronic Illness and Pain by UWA Publishing. You can find more about the publications and awards here
Meg currently working on a biofiction based on her female ancestor who was a First Fleet female convict. In addition to that, she writes creative non-fiction, short stories and poetry and is in the planning stages for a sequel to her young adult unpublished manuscript, The Dry Lands. The Dry Lands is a climate change fiction based in the near future. She is also dabbling in preschool picture book stories.
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.