Latest News

National Teacher Survey

National Teacher Survey

19 May 2022

Are you an English teacher at a high school? Or a primary teacher?  Would you like a chance to WIN ONE OF TEN $100 VISA GIFT CARDS!   We’re conducting a...

Read More
10th Anniversary Writing Prize

10th Anniversary Writing Prize

07 Apr 2022

Generously sponsored by UBS, our 10th Anniversary Writing Prize is open to young writers who don’t often see themselves or their lives reflected in books and media. We welcome entries from primary and high school students across Australia, and all Story Factory alumni. There are cash prizes as well as a super exciting mentorship opportunity with a professional writer.

Read More
Story Factory featured on The Project

Story Factory featured on The Project

02 Mar 2022

Last week a team from Channel 10’s The Project came to the Story Factory Parramatta centre to learn about the magic that happens in Story Factory workshops. They spoke to...

Read More
Student Writing Triumphs After a Year of Disrupted Learning

Student Writing Triumphs After a Year of Disrupted Learning

16 Dec 2021

Story Factory, Sydney’s dedicated creative writing centre for young people from under-resourced communities, is preparing to celebrate this week the release of 26 novellas and poetry collections all written by...

Read More
Meet Asha

Meet Asha

23 Nov 2021

Asha is a young poet who has been writing with us for two years. Currently in Year 12 at Rooty Hill High School, Asha is just putting the finishing touches...

Read More
Local kid gives back to his community

Local kid gives back to his community

18 Nov 2021

Clarity Pharmaceuticals, a leader in developing next-generation treatments for children and adults with cancer, is pleased to announce its support for Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people...

Read More
Diary of a Storyteller: Literacy and Learning

Diary of a Storyteller: Literacy and Learning

19 Aug 2021

Story Factory aims to foster a greater engagement with writing and storytelling in young people. We do this by placing emphasis on the student’s ideas, and not just on their writing.

Read More
A Day in the Life of a Storyteller

A Day in the Life of a Storyteller

11 Jun 2021

I wanted to share a quick window into my life at Story Factory as we're asking for your support to hire a fellow Storyteller!

Read More
2021 Write It Fellowship recipients

2021 Write It Fellowship recipients

01 Jun 2021

Penguin Random House Australia (PRH) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Write It fellowship program.

Read More
Envato to fund an Aboriginal Liaison Officer for Story Factory

Envato to fund an Aboriginal Liaison Officer for Story Factory

27 May 2021

The Envato Foundation will fund an Aboriginal Liaison Officer over the next three years, to help facilitate connections with Indigenous communities and develop relevant, culturally responsive workshop content for Story Factory programs.

Read More
Cash’s Story

Cash’s Story

29 Apr 2021

The moment you walk into Redfern’s Jarjum College you can see the evidence all around you that this is a special place.

Read More
Story Factory Art Auction 2021

Story Factory Art Auction 2021

26 Mar 2021

Over 40 of Australia’s leading contemporary artists will donate artworks to the Story Factory fundraising exhibition.

Read More
Hello Nick!

Hello Nick!

09 Mar 2021

We're lucky at Story Factory to have a talented and supportive Board, where all members are committed to spreading the power of creative writing. So we're thrilled to welcome to the Board - Nick Carney.

Read More
YAYYY Ryan Shelton

YAYYY Ryan Shelton

25 Feb 2021

Why we have come to know and applaud Ryan Shelton. An official Good News Story.

Read More
Welcome Amy!

Welcome Amy!

23 Feb 2021

We're thrilled to welcome academic and legend Amy Thunig to the Story Factory board.

Read More