Story Factory is a not-for-profit creative writing centre for marginalised young people aged 7 to 17.


We have centres in Redfern and Parramatta.

We run creative writing programs on-site and in schools right across Sydney and Western Sydney.


Our Programs

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One-off Workshops

One-off workshops give students an intensive burst of writing fun.

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Term-long Programs

We work with students across a school term to create a substantial piece of writing.

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School Residencies

We commit to work with a school for at least a year, working across multiple grades, to create a culture of writing.

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Teacher Professional Learning

We love to support teachers by sharing the knowledge we’ve picked up running specialist writing courses with young people.

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BIG Projects

Special programs run across multiple schools with an exciting public outcome, from a book to a light installation.

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After School and Weekend Programs

A changing array of programs run from our Parramatta centre for young people seeking to extend their creative writing skills.

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Get Involved!



Volunteer tutors allow us to give students personal attention to their writing. Join us! It’s heaps of fun.


Generosity powers our programs and makes them free for marginalised young people. Give the gift of opportunity.

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