Mental illness is a common occurrence in our society today. Every 1 in 5 Australians suffer from a mental disorder at some point in their life. Though there are a number of mental illnesses that people suffer from the main ones are depression, anxiety and substance use disorder. Theses illnesses can often occur together. For [...]
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Express Media and John Marsden are pleased to announce that entries are now open for Australia’s foremost literary competition for young writers: The 2012 John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers.
Lang laments the long lost technology that we all secretly loved. And opens the new ‘Creative’ section of GRINDonline!
Voiceworks is a national, quarterly magazine that features exciting new writing by young Australian writers. It presents a unique opportunity for young writers and artists (under 25) to publish poetry, short stories, articles and comics, illustrations, drawings and photos.
The John Marsden Young Writers Prize is back for 2011! Presented by Express Media and internationally acclaimed author John Marsden, the competition aims to encourage young writers by offering awesome prizes, great exposure and recognition from one of Australia’s most important authors. There are two categories to enter in: Short Story and Poetry. There are separate [...]
June has been declared National Young Writers Month by Australian literary organisation Express Media. NYWM is a new initiative by the organisation to get young people to start writing by forming a community of young writers and setting aside July as a month for people to set and achieve a ‘goal’. Here’s how it works [...]
Applications are open for Express Media’s ‘Write In Your Face’ program. From the website: “Each year Express Media gives young people, or people working with young people, the chance to apply to Write in Your Face, a program of support funded by the Literature Board of the Australia Council . In 2011, Express Media once [...]
During the holidays, these three students were doing more than just vegging out in front of the television. Find out what that was, and why it involves the Chinese language!
School has started again, but we all know chillax time is just as important!
Stumbling is less awkward on the internet.