Voiceworks 113 Flare & online submissions now open

Voiceworks is a national literary journal, featuring new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, visual art and comics by Australians under the age of 25. Voiceworks is produced entirely by people yet to hit the quarter-century mark and relies on contributions from readers to make up its content. Each selected piece goes through a collaborative editing process, and individualised feedback is […]

Myfanwy Jones and David Golding lead The 2018 Scribe Nonfiction Prize Live Q&A

We’re delighted to announce that Myfanwy Jones and David Golding will lead The 2018 Scribe Nonfiction Prize Live Q&A Now in its sixth year, The 2018 Scribe Nonfiction Prize is a unique development award to foster talented writers aged 30 and under writing longform work. Entries are currently open, and submissions between 5,000 and 10,000 words are welcome across […]

2018 Teacher Resource

The John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers awards unforgettable opportunities for students of secondary school age, across the categories of poetry, fiction and nonfiction. The following resource has been created by our Schools Program Producer Rafael Ward, exclusively for this year’s competition. Click here for the 2018 TEACHER RESOURCE KIT This teaching kit […]

Announcing Tracks: Bendigo!

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. On 11 August, we’re bringing the Tracks program to Bendigo, partnering with Writers Victoria and Bendigo Writers Festival (August 10 -12) to take […]

2017 Toolkits: Fiction participant, Anneliz Erese

Toolkits is a rigorous 12-week program for writers aged 30 and under to develop their skills in a unique and exciting online environment. Each program includes one-on-one mentoring and feedback from an established writer, specialised presentations from guest artists and the opportunity to network with other young people working in the same literary form. In […]

You’re invited to the Express Media’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

An annual general meeting (AGM) is a meeting held once a year, which all members of an organisation are invited to attend. The purpose of an AGM is to give members a report on the organisation’s activities and finances for the previous year, to allow time for members to ask questions, and to elect members […]

Meet the young writers of Toolkits 2018!

We’re stoked to be kicking off Toolkits 2018 with 16 talented young writers from across Australia, participating in Toolkits: Fiction and Toolkits: Nonfiction. In just the third year of the Toolkits program, we received many applications, making the selection process a difficult one. We’re excited to introduce the 8 young writers selected for Toolkits: Ficton […]

Announcing the 2018 Kat Muscat Fellow

Express Media is honoured to announce Ana Maria Gomides as the winner of the 2018 Kat Muscat Fellowship. The annual Kat Muscat Fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $3,000 for an editorial project or work of writing by a young female-identifying or non-binary person. Now in its third year, the Fellowship aims to continue […]