Our Stories

Writers Group

Our Stories is a fortnightly writers’ group for survivors and refugees.

Join us to develop your skills to write narrative non-fiction and share your memoir stories with other writers and readers. 


Limited spots are available. Please complete the form below to enrol.

Email admin@westwords.com.au if you have any questions. 

Dates & Times

The program begins September 27th, 2023, and will run fortnightly on Wednesday evenings.



This writers group is hosted at the Max Webber Library, in the Community Room.

Flushcombe Rd &, Alpha St, Blacktown

Group Facilitator


Sienna Brown

Sienna Brown is a Sydney-based novelist born in Kingston, Jamaica.

Her debut novel Master of My Fate, Penguin Random House, 2019, won the MUD Literary Prize at Adelaide Writers Week for the best debut novel by an Australian writer and was shortlisted for the ARA Historical Novel Prize, in 2020. In 2021, she was commissioned by ABC Radio National to create Caribbean Convicts in Australia, a podcast based on her research: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/the-history-listen/carribean-convicts/13621566.

She is currently writing her second novel set against the backdrop of the 1938 workers riots in Jamaica, which were a direct result of the draconian laws set in place by the British after the abolition of slavery. www.siennabrown.com.au

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