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Decay – Raffiela Garcia

Decay Things hadn’t always been this way. There had been a time when Jamie lived an ordinary life. School, annoying siblings, unremarkable pets, all that sort of thing. Just your everyday life in mainstream suburbia. Sometimes, on days like today, that old life seemed almost attractive. “It’s not good to dwell in the past,” said […]

Malicious Intentions – Git Garm (Jimmy) Choy

Malicious Intentions Things hadn’t always been this way. There had been a time when Jamie lived an ordinary life. School, annoying siblings, unremarkable pets, all that sort of thing. Just your everyday life in mainstream suburbia. Sometimes, on days like today, that old life almost seemed attractive. Jamie lifted his hoodie and watched as strands […]

The Secret Recipe – Ella Cahill

The Secret Recipe I never thought the family would come back, not after what they did. But then I saw them driving up the street. And what was worse, they were pulling up in front of the rental house next door! I remember when ma Bessie-Jo, ma beloved Shetland pony went missing. She was a […]

The John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers 2011

2011 Winners Announced! After almost 450 entries from around Australia with an extremely high standard of writing, Express Media would like to congratulate the finalists and winners of the 2011 John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers. The 2011 finalists are listed below. Click on the story name to read the finalists’ stories online, or check out Voiceworks #87 […]