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  • Workshops

    This morning we announced our Term 4 Holiday and After-School workshop program! You can find them all listed in our calendar on the site. To book, simply send an email through to workshops@sydneystoryfactory.org.au. We look forward to seeing you here next term!

  • ABC's Life Series

    In case you missed it last night, ABC’s The Life Series can now be seen on iView! We featured on last night’s episode, focussing on the importance of fostering creativity in children, and how it’s one of the most liable predictors of success in life. Plus, it features Matt running a workshop! You can view […]

  • Omar Musa

    Omar Musa is a poet, rapper and writer from Queanbeyan who has released both books and hip hop albums, and is a champion of numerous Poetry Grand Slams. His latest work is a mind bending poetic-novel called Here Come The Dogs, which Irvine Welsh described as having “such swaggering exuberance that it will make most other fiction […]

  • Dave Eggers

    We are incredibly excited by the news that Dave Eggers – author, publisher, philanthropist, all round awesome dude – is coming to Sydney in September! He’ll be speaking at Carriageworks on September 3, in discussion with our own Catherine Keenan, about his many books, his publishing house McSweeney’s, and the 826 Valencia tutoring centres that […]

  • Maxine Beneba Clarke

    We are delighted that poet, essayist and fiction writer Maxine Beneba Clarke is our next guest at Factory Talks. Her short story collection Foreign Soil won the Victoria Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript, and she’s since been snapped up by Hachette with a memoir and novel on the way. The stories are garnering praise from many corners for their […]

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    Volunteers are at the heart of what we do at the Sydney Story Factory. Our small army of trained volunteers – nearly 700 of them – work with students one-on-one or in small groups, giving them the personal attention that transforms their writing skills and confidence. Working shoulder-to-shoulder with their tutor, young people discover that writing can be […]

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  • This afternoon the kids of Yurungai took over the Austereo studios to record the...
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  • Omar Musa at Factory Talks tonight! Awesome! Thanks to everyone who came, it was...
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