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 […]
The capacity to write well requires endless hours of practice and perseverance before it take even begins to take root. The students of Northmead have shown they are willing to begin this long progress.
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In 2016 WestWords ran the inaugural Landscape, Place and Me program.
Discover the rich history of Parramatta across the centuries, in this poetic journey through fifteen historic locations across the CBD. Download the app to your mobile device and start walking!
Take a look at our most recent anthology from Parramatta North Writers’ Club facilitated by Maryam Master and illustrated by Sadami Konchi.
Tell me more Tahmoor is the product of 6 months of work by some of Tahmoor Public School’s keenest young writers. Check out the Anthology illustrated by Tony Flowers!
Artist, illustrator and writer Dub Leffler spent a 6 week writing residency with stage 3 students from Hebersham Public School, and with illustrator Michel Streich created a wonderful anthology of their work.
Crestwood High students in year 9 feasted on a gothic treat when internationally bestselling steampunk author, Richard Harland, joined them for a 6 week in-school writers residency. This anthology is the result of their work together.
In the first half of 2016 Crestwood High students in year 10 worked with internationally bestselling steampunk author, Richard Harland, to create an anthology of dystopian stories set in and around Crestwood High.
The anthology A Different Simple is the culmination of a year long project where students from Granville Boys High School in Sydney’s West and Lightning Ridge Central School worked with multi-award winning writer James Roy. The work showcased in the book is the result of a week long writing camp in regional NSW where the two groups met for the first time.
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