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Announcing Tracks: Geelong!

Express Media is delighted to present Tracks, a travelling, pop-up program for young writers that brings the best of Express Media’s workshops, masterclasses, networking opportunities and special events to communities across Australia. In 2017 we’re bringing the Tracks program to Geelong, partnering with Writers Victoria and Courthouse Youth Arts to bring the best of Express Media […]

Announcing the artists of Tracks: Adelaide!

Express Media is delighted to present Tracks a travelling pop-up program for young writers that brings the best of Express Media’s workshops, masterclasses, networking opportunities and special events to communities across Australia. In 2016 we’re bringing the Tracks program to Adelaide, partnering with SA Writers Centre to take the best of Express Media right to […]

Submissions open for longform fiction!

The Voiceworks crew have heard that some of you are writing longer stories—investigating characters, narratives and environments further than our 3,000-word limit allows—but are not quite sure what to do with them. Sure, there are prizes, but outside of this there are very few avenues for publication, especially for young writers. We want to see what’s […]

Announcing the 2017 Kat Muscat Fellow

Express Media is thrilled to announce Melbourne writer Fury as the recipient of the 2017 Kat Muscat Fellowship. With the support of the Fellowship, Fury will complete research and draft a play investigating the relationship between lesbians and gay men during the early AIDS crisis. “It is with bittersweet joy that I accept the Kat […]

Announcing Express Media’s 2017 Program

  Express Media is here for young writers. Whether you’re working on your very first piece or you’re ready to launch your career, we’re here to support you, provide access to opportunities, and to connect you to a community of young writers across the country. We’re excited to launch our 2017 Program, which sees us […]

Announcing the 2017 NEWS Conference

The 2017 NEWS Conference will be presented from 9am – 6pm, Monday January 30 and Tuesday January 31 at RMIT University, Melbourne. 9.00AM – 9.45am: REGISTRATION 10.00AM – 11.00AM: OPENING ADDRESS BY JACK LATIMORE 9.3.06A&B What will Australian  media look like in 15, 30, and 50 years? How can it reflect a country’s people, culture, and values? Join […]

The 2017 Kat Muscat Fellowship

Express Media is honoured to announce the 2017 Kat Muscat Fellowship to support and develop young women writers and editors from around Australia.

2016 Voiceworks Subscribe-a-thon

Express Media is excited to present the 2016 Voiceworks Subscribe-a-thon, a crowdfunding campaign designed to raise funds to cover the cost of publishing our flagship publication, Voiceworks in 2017 and attract new subscribers. Running between November 2-26 we call upon our followers to support the campaign, to ensure Voiceworks remains in print for many years […]

Meet the 2016 Buzzcuts Melbourne Fringe Festival Team

Introducing our 2016 Buzzcuts Melbourne Fringe Festival team! These eight young writers and creators will be crafting arts reviews and interviews throughout the festival for buzzcuts.com.au. Before things kick off on September 15, get to know them on the Typeface blog. Eleanor Boydell I’m an aspiring arts sector professional based in Melbourne.  Studying Arts Management at RMIT, […]