Apply to the Kat Muscat Fellowship

Express Media

Event Date: 
1 December 2019 to 20 January 2020
Author / Presenters: 
Express Media

With the generous support of the Muscat family and the broader community, Express Media is honoured to present the 2020 Kat Muscat Fellowship, offering support and development for a young writer or editor.
Kat Muscat was a brilliant young mind of the Australian writing community, whose formidable talent was demonstrated extensively through her incisive writing and perceptive editing. Kat was an integral part of the Express Media community for many years, before stepping up to become Editor of Voiceworks from 2012 – 2014. Throughout her 10 years with Express Media, Kat helped to shape the careers of young writers and editors from all around Australia.

Kat’s writing embodied her personal mantra of defiance, feminism and empathy, and the recipient of the Fellowship will take up her notion of challenge: exploring bold subjects, thinking deeply and critically about the world and the culture we consume, and reflecting and building on the craft of writing or editing.

The 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 work must respond to the above values and provocation, continuing Kat’s legacy and further developing the future of defiant and empathetic young Australian writers and editors.

Do you have a question regarding your application? Please contact Express Media’s Creative Producer, Bethany Atkinson-Quinton, by email on creativeproducer@expressmedia.org.au or by phone 03 9094 7887.

 Applications close  11.59pm Sunday 19 January 2020.