'Presented by Express Media, The John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers is open to poets, short fiction writers and novelists under twenty-five. It has been running since 2004 and is judged by John Marsden himself. All winners are published in Voiceworks
or on the Express Media website, and share in a $5500 prize. The closing date is in August each year. ' (www.melbournebooks.com.au/awaw2011contents.html#jj)
On 1 July 2020, The John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers was renamed the Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers.