Word of Mouth is the culmination of a series of writing workshops where participants from refugee backgrounds developed their stories. The writers presented them at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre as part of Liverpool’s contribution to celebrating Refugee Week 2019. “I want to emphasise the importance of hearing refugees’ stories told in their own words. Our […]

View the published book   Raw, bold, and Experimental. Dramatic and Darkly Humorous. Peter Maple’s BEAST.BELLY.BEAST delves inside the minds of two ex-servicemen suffering the repercussions of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Examining the effects of War on (Australia’s) returned servicemen, specifically the flow on effect of inter-generational trauma, BEAST.BELLY.BEAST presents the often fracturing and destructive […]

Postcard Stories of Affordable Housing In 2018 WestWords was approached by CAPAH: Citizens Action Penrith Affordable Housing to work with them so that they can write their stories. These people are experiencing difficulty being able to put a roof over their and their families heads.  They are resilient and hard working – and their stories […]