Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize & Workshops

Take part in a writing competition, presented by WestWords in partnership with WestLit Libraries, with an overall Writing prize pool of over $10,000. This is your opportunity to tell your story, responding to the theme. THINGS UNSAID

Your poem, story or personal essay will be judged locally, with category winners going on to vie for the overall prize

Living Stories Western Sydney Writing Prize

The writing prize is open to residents of Greater Western Sydney across four age categories:

  • 10-12yrs
  • 13-15yrs
  • 16-18yrs
  • 18+

Entries close midnight, Sunday 1st May 2022.

Find out more and submit your entry online at

The Hills Shire Library Service is also offering free 90-minute creative writing workshops so you can brush up on your writing skills before entering.

Find out more and book your spot now at…/Living-Stories

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