Megan Jacobson is a Brisbane-based award-winning YA author, picture book author, and TV scriptwriter.
Her first novel, Yellow, was a Shortlisted Book in the Book of the Year: Older Readers category of the 2017 CBCA Awards. It was shortlisted for the 2018 REAL Children’s Choice awards: Fiction for years 7-9; as well as shortlisted for the 2017 Davitt Awards: Young Adult category.
Her second novel, The Build-Up Season, won the 2018 Australian Family Therapists’ Award for Children’s Literature; was shortlisted for the 2018 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards – Ethel Turner’s Prize for Young People’s Literature; and was shortlisted for the 2019 REAL Children’s Choice Awards: Fiction for Years 7-9.
Her debut picture book, Big Love, illustrated by Beck Feiner, will be published by Walker Studio Australia in November 2021. Big Love will be the title that launches the Walker Studio imprint in Australia.
Her short stories have been published in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Review of Australian Fiction, aired on ABC radio, and appeared in the UTS Writers Anthology.
She has a degree in journalism and has also worked as an in-house script story-liner and script editor for several Australian television dramas.
Agent – Australia: http://www.curtisbrown.com.au/pagej
Agent – UK / Europe: http://curtisbrown.co.uk/client/megan-jacobson