Meg Caddy is a YA author from Perth, Western Australia. In 2013 her debut novel Waer was shortlisted for the Text Prize, which led to a contract with Text Publishing. Published in 2016, Waer has now been shortlisted for the 2017 CBCA Children's Book of the Year award in the Older Readers category. Meg has been working with children of all ages for the last seven years. She is obsessed with pirates, werewolves, and her overweight cat.