Caitlin McGregor Awarded $2000 by Kat Muscat Fellowship Committee

Express Media and the Kat Muscat Custodial Committee are delighted to announce that they are awarding $2,000 to Caitlin McGregor to allow her the time to develop a series of essays around care. Last month, the Committee awarded Caitlin McGregor highly commended for her application to the Kat Muscat Fellowship. Since then, an anonymous donor […]

Meet the young writers of Toolkits: Graphic Narratives

Here at Express Media we are the keenest beans to kick off our first ever Toolkits Graphic Narratives program with 8 talented young artists from across Australia. In the Graphic Narrative’s streams inaugural year, we received many applications, making the selection process a difficult one.  For 12 weeks, these young artists will unpack the forms, […]

Meet the young writers of Toolkits: Memoir

We are pumped to be kicking off our first ever Toolkits Memoir program with 8 talented young writers from across Australia. In the Memoir streams inaugural year, we received many applications, making the selection process a difficult one.  For 12 weeks, these young memoirists will unpack the fundamentals of memoir storytelling, focusing on developing their […]

Announcing the 2019 Kat Muscat Fellow

Express Media is honoured to announce Liana Skrzypczak as the winner of the 2019 Kat Muscat Fellowship, which offers support and development for a young Australian woman or non-binary writer and/or editor.  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 woman or […]

Submissions for The 2019 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers Open April 15th

The John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers is a developmental award open exclusively to Australian secondary school students in categories of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. For young writers aged 12 to 17, the prize provides an unforgettable experience. Fifteen shortlisted writers receive feedback on their work, are invited to meet John Marsden, and participate […]

Sneak Peek: July E-news!

Hello Educators, We’ve got some exciting things for you in this month’s enews, news: What’s going on at Express?  THE DEAKIN UNIVERSITY NONFICTION PRIZE IS OPEN TO SUBMISSIONS SUBMIT TO VOICEWORKS ONLINE  OUR JULY NEWS + OTHER OPPORTUNITIES ( Competitions and Awards, Residencies and more!) Our Schools Memberships allow teachers nation over to give their students the best […]

Voiceworks is now open for submissions to issue 115, Goth!

The Romans defeated us but we were reborn: in cathedrals and Romantic poetry, in Bauhaus and Lestat, in teenagers heavy with black lipstick and eyeliner. If you made potions in the sandpit, grated acorns against concrete, pried itchybombs for their fluff, you may be one of us. Emos are welcome, Emotions are welcome, Emojis are […]

Memoir, Graphic Narratives, Fiction, Poetry and Digital Stories – 2019 Toolkits

Express Media is excited to open applications for the last two streams of Toolkits for 2019. Toolkits is a rigorous 12-week program for writers aged 30 and under to develop their skills in a unique and exciting online environment. In Season 1, Express Media opened applications for Toolkits: Memoir, Toolkits: Graphic Narratives and Toolkits: Fiction. […]

Announcing the 2019 National Editors and Writers (NEWS) Conference Program

The National Editors and Writers Conference (NEWS) is an annual two-day event presented by Express Media for students editors, publishers and contributors across Australia. This year, The NEWS Conference will be presented on January 28 and 29 on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation in Melbourne. Over two days, Express Media […]