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: