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.


Romy Ash

Romy Ash is visiting!

March 26th, 2014

Our first Factory Talk last week was beautiful, with Kate Forsyth holding us all in her mesmeric grip thanks to her storytelling prowess. We continue this soon to be fine tradition on Monday April 7 with the talented Romy Ash, who will be here talking about her new book, Floundering. Admission is free, but please shoot us an email […]

Kate Forsyth

Just a reminder that next Tuesday March 18, author Kate Forsyth will be visiting the Martian Embassy to discuss and take questions on her new book, The Wild Girl. Entry is free but places are limited – we have a few seats left so contact us if you’d like to be at our inaugural Factory […]


Book Title: Ivory Rose Author: Belinda Murrell Publisher: Random House Australia ISBN: 978-1-74275-071-2 Reviewed by: Lisa A girl called Jemma has excitedly gotten her first job as a babysitter, but her job is in this haunted house where a young girl was murdered. While in the house she finds an old necklace. When Jemma falls down a flight […]


Book Title: Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters Author: Lesley Blume Publisher: Random House ISBN: 978-0-440-42110-8 Reviewed by: Quinn This book is an amazing adventure/drama chapter book that will blow your mind if you read it. It’s about an 11 year old called Cornelia and an old woman named Virginia that moved in next door. […]

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