Meg Whelan



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Meg Whelan is an editor on the children’s book team at Affirm Press, where she helps to make bright, fun, quality books with humour and heart from early childhood up to young adult. Meg has worked with award-winning authors including Gwyn Perkins, Nicki Greenberg and Richard Newsome. Prior to this, Meg was the children’s book buyer at the Hill of Content Bookshop in Melbourne. Meg is passionate about books with heart-in-your-mouth plots and characters you never forget, and is particularly partial to anything featuring magic and/or spaceships.

Meg is interested in genre YA and Middle Grade novels with great voices, strong character arcs and exciting pitches.

Meg will be providing written feedback with her assessments


  • Agent & Editor sessions are only available to conference attendees.

  • Some editors have withdrawn from the conference due to it being an online-only event.
    If you have booked with one of them we will be in contact with you shortly.

  • You do need to be attending the conference to book an assessment. 

  • You may book your session before booking for the conference however there will be a $25.00 administration charge should you decide to cancel the appointment before assessment bookings closing on 15 May 2020 

  • No refunds will be made if you make an assessment booking but do not book for the Conference and your session will be cancelled.

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