Making Tracks: Canberra

Express Media, in partnership with Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres is delighted to present Making Tracks: Canberra, a travelling pop-up workshop series and zine publication aimed at developing the work of young writers in Australia. Over four workshops, 10 young writers will meet with an Express Media writer and editor to hone their writing skills and […]

The 2020 National Editors and Writers Conference program is LIVE!

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 27 and 28 on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation in Melbourne. We have an incredible line […]


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 […]

The 2020 Kat Muscat Fellowship

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 […]