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.

MEASURING UP

The Simple Act Of Reading

We are a little extra excited about our next Factory Talks, because it’s about a book very close to our hearts. It’s called The Simple Act of Reading, and is a collection of essays edited by Debra Adelaide. Not only is there some terrific writing on what reading means to people and how it shapes writers’ lives, all […]

It’s National Volunteer Week, and as we have the bestest, most wonderful volunteers of all time, we thought we’d introduce you to some of them! Today, meet new Ambassador of Ink, Margaret! How long have you been volunteering at the SSF? About 18 months. What’s your (current) favourite book? Good Poems edited by Garrison Keillor. […]

Opeth

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 […]

Candyland

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! http://vimeo.com/111795817 Story and recording by Anika, Piper and Tane. Illustrations by Erin Dullard. Inspired by the original Radio with Pictures (radiowithpictures.com.au)

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