I am an illustrator, writer, cartoonist and live-drawer. Most of all, I am a communicator.
In the course of my working life, I have written film and TV scripts, run writers' rooms, live-sketched events, illustrated everything from children’s books to album covers, created illustrated product lines, run workshops about writing and story-telling, and written about how to save the world (by fixing the environment). I cartoon regularly for Australia's The Age and Sydney Morning Herald newspapers. Narrative, compassion, and humour are at the heart of everything I make and do and am.
Select clients and employers:
The Wheeler Centre     *    The Age / Sydney Morning Herald
Go Gentle Australia    *    The School of Life    *    TEDx
The Earth Day Network    *    We Don’t Have Time
The Climate Coalition    *    Allen and Unwin
Iceland Writers Retreat    *    Fremantle Media    *    BBC
To hire me, get in touch, or support my work:
To request that I write, illustrate, or cartoon for you or your organisation, or for press inquiries, please contact me at contact (at) meganherbert (dot) com​​​​​​​
If you would like me to speak at your school or event, please contact Creative Kids Tales Speakers Agency
If you like what I do, you can support me on Ko-Fi.
All designs and illustrated images on this site are copyrighted to Megan Herbert and are not to be reproduced without permission. Although some of this work was made in Iceland, the Netherlands, and the UK, all current work is being made on the unceded land of the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. I pay my respects and extend my thanks to all First Nations people for their continued stewardship of the beautiful land on which I am so lucky to live and work.
Project photographs are courtesy of Marino Thorlacius, my favourite photographer, past, present, future. Profile photograph by me, a tripod, and the timer function because Pandemic.
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