WINNER OF THE 2019 DEAKIN UNIVERSITY NONFICTION PRIZE ANNOUNCED

Express Media and Deakin University are thrilled to announce the 2019 Deakin University Nonfiction Prize has been awarded to Adelaide-based writer, Olivia De Zilva. De Zilva’s Let’s Eat食飯! impressed the judges with its ingenious weaving of culture and personal reflection within a beautifully versed commentary on the bonds that family share. De Zilva said, “It feels great that a work inspired by my whacky […]

Applications for the 2020 Kat Muscat Fellowship are now open!

Express Media is honoured to open submissions for the 2020 Kat Muscat Fellowship to develop young writers and editors from around Australia 💜 The annual Kat Muscat Fellowship offers professional development up to the value of $5,000 for an editorial project or work of writing by a young person of an underrepresented gender. The Fellowship aims […]

Hot tips for the Deakin University Nonfiction Prize 2019

In the lead up to this year’s Deakin University Nonfiction Prize, we sat down with our 2019 judges and 2018 Prize alumni for a quick chat about the Prize, their favourite nonfiction books, writing advice, and what they’ve been up to.  2019 Deakin University Nonfiction Prize Judge, Timmah Ball The Deakin University Nonfiction Prize Timmah […]

Meet the young writers of Toolkits: Digital Storytelling for 2019!

For the first time, Express Media presents Toolkits: Digital Storytelling! In 2019, we received many applications for our brand new Digital Storytelling stream, making the selection process a difficult one, but we are so excited to introduce our 8 talented young creators from all across Australia that will be participating in this year’s program.  For […]

Meet the young poets of Toolkits: Poetry for 2019!

We are pumped that Toolkits: Poetry is back and better than ever! In 2019, we received many applications for our poetry stream, making the selection process a difficult one, but we are so excited to introduce our 8 talented young poets from across Australia that will be participating in this year’s program.  For 12 weeks, […]