Applications for season 1 of Toolkits 2021 are now open!

Express Media is proud to present the 2021 return of Toolkits: Fiction, Graphic Narratives and Nonfiction! Each program is a 12-week intensive, where 8 young writers explore their chosen form in both theoretical and practical ways. Toolkits is first and foremost a practical initiative. Young writers will be encouraged to write, workshop and edit their writing throughout […]

Meet the young writers of Toolkits: Memoir 2020

We are pumped to be kicking off our second ever Toolkits Memoir program with 8 talented young writers from across Australia. This 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 work from conception to […]

Meet the young writers of Toolkits: Fiction for 2020!

Zoe Nay, 20, (Brisbane, QLD) Hello, my name is Zoe! If I had to give my life a three-word headline, it would be: Girl Asks Why. Why, you may ask, would that be your headline? Many important questions start with why. Why are you here? Why do you feel everything so intensely? Why not? When I write – whether […]