We are thrilled to introduce our Factory Talks series. Once a month, an author will come by to talk about their work in a salon-style setting. You’ll be able to ask questions, and stay afterwards to discuss the book over wine and cheese with your fellow volunteers. Our favourite bookseller, Oscar & Friends, will be on hand so […]
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.
Amy came to our very first volunteer meeting in 2011, and has been making herself useful ever since. She’s a regular – and wonderful – tutor, and so much else besides. She’s introduced us to a range of fantastic people, and most recently substantially updated and improved our volunteer manual (we’ll be sending it out […]
This beautiful story about village life, written by a newly arrived young asylum seeker, powerfully mixes the past with dreams for the future. It was written at the SSF as part of a collaborative workshop organised by the 19th Biennale of Sydney and you can read it here.
During term 4, 2013 a group of students from Darlington PS year 4/5 completed a series of five workshops during which they created a Radio with Pictures story. Each story is a combination of words, images and sound effects. You will find two versions of each story; one with illustrations by the student, the second […]