NYWM: Day Two

Saturday Share – Each Saturday we’ll have a guest sharing their latest read(s). Today is Lefa Singleton Norton, Creative Producer at Express Media. Lately I’ve been reading a great deal of young adult fiction, and I’ve just finished the second book from Veronica Roth, Insurgent. I’ve only just read the first book in the series, […]

NYWM: Travelling Story – Caitlin Henderson

Today’s contribution to the NYWM Travelling Story will be written by Caitlin Henderson. Caitlin Henderson (22, Melton VIC) has a passion for knowing about absolutely everything in the world ever, and then goes about inventing new worlds with all the best bits in them. Currently, Caitlin is studying Screenwriting at RMIT and writes because she’s […]

Stringybark Seven Deadly Sins Short Fiction Award 2012

The Stringybark Seven Deadly Sins Short Fiction Award 2012 is awarded for a short story that relates to one (or more) of the seven deadly sins: lust, gluttony; greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride/vanity. Stringybark Short Story Awards cordially invites all writers, including our international friends, to put their hand to writing a short story in 1500 words or […]

NYWM: Day One

It feels like there should be blaring trumpets to accompany this post… National Young Writers’ Month begins today! Here at Express Media headquarters we’ve been preparing for this day for quite some time. What can you expect over the next 30 days? Loads of support and advice to help you set and reach a unique […]

NYWM: Travelling Story – Sami Yildirim

Today’s contribution to the NYWM Travelling Story will be written by Sami Yildirim. Sami Yildirim (14, Ivanhoe VIC) attends University High School in the year 10 accelerated program. He has always had a passion for reading and recently discovered a similar passion for writing. He will very much enjoy participating in the travelling story and […]

Libraries ACT

Libraries ACT are giving us more reason to celebrate during June, with a month long amnesty on library fines in exchange for food donations for Oz Harvest Canberra. From 1 – 30 June 2012 Libraries ACT members are encouraged to return any overdue library material, and to donate tins or packets of non-perishable food in exchange for fines […]

Bendigo Weekly

Yes, yes, yes… another opportunity that closes soon. The Bendigo Weekly are looking for a young journalist to join their team. Interested parties better hurry because applications for the position close on June 1. See their advertisement for more details.

Walkley Media Talks: Foreign Correspondence

Yep, it’s another event happening before NYWM kicks off! Head to the State Library of NSW for a talk from leading foreign correspondents Brian Thomson from SBS and the BBC’s Nick Bryant on May 30. Check The Walkley Foundation website for details.  

Cadetship Opportunity

Yet more opportunities closing before NYWM begins. Have you recently graduated from a journalism or media degree? There is a cadetship opportunity at Fairfax newspaper The Port Stephens Examiner. Applications close June 1, 2012. See the job ad for details.

Writers Victoria

Yet another opportunity that closes before National Young Writers’ Month even begins. How rude! If you are an emerging writer, you have the chance to get yourself one of three spots at the Glenfern writers’ studio for three months as part of the Glenfern Fellowship. Check out the Writers Victoria site for details. Applications close […]