In 2016 we travelled 3,000 kilometres to run writing workshops with 800+ teenage in 35 schools across New South Wales. And now.. the book! State of Mind is a simply awesome collection of poems, stories and memoirs from teens from all walks of life. Buy yours now!
In May 2018 we want to open a new creative writing centre in Parramatta. Will you help us bring our life-changing creative writing workshops to thousands more marginalised young people in Western Sydney?
You know how sometimes people are so smiley and happy, all of the time, that you wonder if there is a way to bottle up their personality and spread it across the globe to create world peace? That's how we feel about Xixi.
We were very honoured to have been offered a chance to help these fierce (both in intelligence and character) young people explore their world through rap and poetry, and we can't wait to work with them again.
We worked with a talented group of Year 10s from Canterbury Boys to write and capture this touching short film on the theme ‘Being Human’. We were proud as punch to see it screened at the ‘Being Human’ film festival at Canterbury Girls and it was a roaring success!
The Sydney Story Factory and the Museum of Contemporary Art are excited to announce a new collaborative workshop program - Unmapping: Charting New Paths to Creativity. SSF and MCA are seeking to appoint four artists to collaborate on a workshop program whichwill take place throughout 2017-2018.
On Thursday January 26, we were honoured to have been at the 2017 Yabun Festival in Victoria Park. Throughout the day we asked visitors to our stall to contribute a line of poetry to answer the question, What does January 26 mean to you? The results were a long, emotional and inspiring poem created by our community that we live tweeted on our Twitter account.
Give something special this Christmas. Just $30 could change the life of a marginalised child. You can give an at-risk young person the chance to unleash their imagination and find their voice. What an amazing gift that is.