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Meet the young writers of Toolkits: Fiction

We’re stoked to be finishing off Season One of Toolkits 2019 with 8 talented young writers from across Australia, participating in Toolkits: Fiction! In the programs fourth year, we received many applications, making the selection process a difficult one.  For 12 weeks, these young writers will be learning the ins and outs of creative writing […]

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: September E-news!

Hello Educators, We’ve got some exciting things for you in this month’s enews, news: What’s going on at Express?  EXPRESS MEDIA AT NATIONAL YOUNG WRITERS FESTIVAL SUBMIT TO VOICEWORKS ONLINE  OUR SEPTEMBER NEWS + OTHER OPPORTUNITIES ( Competitions and Awards, Residencies and more!) Our Schools Memberships allow teachers nation over to give their students the best start in […]