Story Camp

State Library Victoria

Event Date: 
23 January 2018 to 25 January 2018
Author / Presenters: 
Rachel Ang , Candy Bowers , George Ivanoff

Do you have big dreams of writing a novel, penning a poem or publishing your own zine?

Or do you have something to say, but you're not quite sure how to get it out into the world?

This is your chance to meet and learn from some of Australia’s most exciting and inspiring storytellers in a free school holiday writing program for 12- to 15-year-olds.

Over three days you'll explore story, poetry and performance, building your creative skills and finding out how to turn your passion into a career.

Story Camp workshops

Zines with Rachel Ang
Love writing, drawing or crafting? Making a zine is the perfect way to create a masterpiece using everyday materials. DIY your own zine on a topic of your choice.
10–12 January:

Spoken word with Candy Bowers
Get inspired to write poetry for performing live. You’ll workshop your poems, learn techniques to bring them to life on stage and have the opportunity to speak your truth into the mic.

Fiction writing with George Ivanoff
This is nothing like your English classes. You’ll be led through writing exercises by a published author, crafting a compelling story. Explore different methods of storytelling and develop your own unique voice.

Two Story Camps will run in January:
10–12 January 2018
23–25 January 2018

Lunch and transport costs are provided.

* This program is for young people who attend a school with an Index of Community Socio-Educational Advantage (ICSEA) rating of less than 1000 . Contact us to check your school’s rating.
03 8664 7014
Centre For Youth Literature
State Library Victoria