20 February 2014

2013 Express Media Award Winners

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for 2013!

The 2013 Express Media Award Winners

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

VIC – 100 Story Building, by Lachlann Carter and Jessica Tran

TAS – Under the Fat Man, by Ben Walter

NSW – Younger Young Writers Program at National Young Writers’ Festival, by Geoff Orton

ACT – Scissors Paper Pen for the Online Writers Residency Program,  by Adelaide Reif, Duncan Felton, Lucy Nelson and Rosanna Stevens

QLD – Scum Magazine

NT – Dirty Word, by Laurie May

SA – Paperbackfold

WA – Black Swan State Theatre Company Emerging Writers Group

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

Winner: 24 Hour Writing Challengeby Freya Wright Brough

Outstanding Achievement by a Young Writer

Winner: Zora Sanders

Best Review in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Georgia Kartas for the review ‘Beyond Exhaustion’ for Buzzcuts at the Canberra You Are Here Festival and Elliot Seidel for the review ‘Lincoln’ for The Signal Express

Best Poem in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Rosanna Stevens, ‘Quiet Island: how to cultivate a,’ from Voiceworks #94 ‘Nourish’

Best Fiction Piece in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Johannes Jakob for the piece ‘Tezcatlipoca’ from Voiceworks #91 ‘=’ (Equals)

Best Nonfiction piece in an Express Media Publication

Winner: Chloe Brien, ‘Probed: Adventures in Endoscopy’ from Voiceworks #91 ‘=’ (Equals) and Fregmonto Stokes, ‘The Death of Senor Muy Rico’ from Voiceworks #93 ‘Cell’

Best News Article or Interview in an Express Media Publication

Winners: Rachel Ward for the piece ‘Power of the papacy may be fading, but young Catholics are redefining their faith’ from The Under Age

Outstanding Contribution by an Express Media Volunteer

Winner: Zoe Barron

Ongoing Contribution to Express Media

Winner: Richard Watts and Esther Anatolitis

The winners of the 2013 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 2013 ebook which you can read here.

Well done to all the winners and thank you to everyone who attended. See you again in 2014!

The 2013 Express Media Awards are presented with the support of our award sponsors: