The Sydney Story Factory is a not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people in Redfern, Sydney.

Our volunteer tutors offer free help to write stories of all kinds, which we publish in as many ways as we can.


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We’re Finalists!

July 30th, 2015

The Sydney Story Factory is a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Macquarie Social Innovation Award! This is a big deal and we’re listed alongside a handful of really worthy organisations. The award recognises new ideas that meet pressing community social needs, alleviate disadvantage and promote social inclusion. The winner will be announced August 31. Cross […]

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Position open!

July 24th, 2015

Would you like to work with us in changing the lives of young people, one story at a time? We’re looking for an Indigenous Deputy Storyteller to join our team!


Last weekend, one of our students (13 years of age) went to her very first concert. To mark this momentous occasion, she wrote a live review for those of us who were unable to make it. We think you’ll agree we have a budding music journalist in our midst! OPETH (live at Enmore Theatre, May […]


Just in time for the weekend, here’s another Radio with Pictures piece from our amazing students; this film documents the great battle of Candyland! Story and recording by Anika, Piper and Tane. Illustrations by Erin Dullard. Inspired by the original Radio with Pictures (

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