As a freelance journalist Meg has written for The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, the Weekend Australian, The Monthly, New Matilda, the Australian Financial Review and elsewhere. Her essays have appeared in Meanjin, Overland, Dumbo Feather and Cordite Poetry Review.
Over two decades she has published news, opinion, feature articles and essays on a huge range of topics — from work, mortality, homelessness, sexuality and surveillance, to the arts, architecture and the environment.
Meg spent almost five years as staff writer and deputy editor at The Big Issue Australia, where she specialised in covering social issues.
- ‘The Burning World’: essay from ‘Living With the Climate Crisis’ (ed. Tom Doig, BWB), via The Spinoff, January 2021
- ‘A Place to Belong’, Dumbo Feather, September 2019
- ‘Dirty Work: The secretive business of detention’, Eureka Street, 21 August 2019
- ‘Homeless in Melbourne: “One small act of kindness can change a person’s day”‘, The Guardian, 8 August 2017
- ‘Homeless Law is Misguided, Dangerous and Doomed to Fail’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 January 2017
- ‘Duck for Cover’, Overland, 18 March 2016
- ‘Recalling the Poet: Childhood Memories of Sam Hunt’, Cordite Poetry Review: Guncotton, 1 August 2015