28 February 2013

2012 Express Media Awards Winners

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for 2012!

Couldn’t make it? You can watch a video of the event here.

The 2012 Express Media Award Winners

Best New Project or Work by a Young Person or for Young People by State or Territory

National Winner: Twitch! by the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre

VIC – Truth, by Slow Clap Productions

TAS – Twitch! by the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre

NSW – The Press Room at TiNA

ACT – Scissors Paper Pen

QLD – ‘Where’s Alice?’ by Backbone Ensemble & The Edge (State Library of QLD)

NT – My Place, Our Space by Corrugated Youth Arts & Hua Dan (Beijing)

SA – Sound and Bundy, Amelia Walker

WA – Various Projects by Anna Dunnill

Most Innovative New Project or Work by a Young Person or Young People

Winner: Bkclb by Connor Tomas O’Brien

Outstanding Achievement by a Young Writer

Winner: Benjamin Law

Best Review in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Sonia Nair for the review “Silent Dinner Parties” for Buzzcuts at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

Best Roem in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Amy May Nunn, ‘Mother Tongue (Calling Long Distance)’ from Voiceworks #88 Translate

Best Nonfiction piece in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Andre Dao, ‘Dead Heart of Australia’ from Voiceworks #90 ‘Copy/Paste’

Best News Article or Interview in an Express Media Publication

Winners: Patrick Comerford for the piece ‘Quambatook maintains community in the face of hardship’ from The Under Age


Jess Naylor for the piece ‘No Judgements’ from The Signal Express

Best Fiction Piece in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Matt Dunn for the piece ‘Patronage’ from Voiceworks #90 ‘Copy/Paste’

Outstanding Contribution by an Express Media Volunteer

Winner: Adolfo Aranjuez

Ongoing Contribution to Express Media

Winner: Lili Wilkinson

The winners of the 2012 John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers were also presented by the man himself. You can read some of the winning entries here.

All of the winning publication entries feature in our free Best of Express 2012 ebook which you can read here.

Well done to all the winners and thank you to everyone who attended. See you again in 2013!

The 2012 Express Media Awards are presented with the support of our award sponsors: