Read Alert - Youth Literature

Story Camp 2018

April 01, 2018

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We are pleased to announce that Story Camp will be continuing for the remainder of 2018.

The program is a chance for teens to meet and learn from some of Australia’s most exciting and inspiring storytellers. Artists such as Kirsty Murray, Candy Bowers, Texta Queen, Michael Pryor and Emilie Zoe Baker (EZB) have already participated in the project, with many more exciting storytellers coming up in future events.

This is a free school holiday workshop for 12 to 15-year-olds.

Open to: students from eligible schools Age: 12–15 years Cost: free Dates: 3–5 July 2018; 2–4 October 2018 Time: 10am–2pm Location: State Library Victoria More information: call the Library’s Centre for Youth Literature team on 03 8664 7014, or email

The program

During the three-day workshop, Story Campers will:

  • explore story, poetry and performance under the guidance of some of Australia’s finest authors and poets
  • participate in hands-on workshops to build creative skills and confidence
  • find out what a career as a professional writer really looks like.

For more information or to register your interest visit the State Library Victoria website.

Story Camp is presented by the Centre for Youth Literature at State Library Victoria, and supported by the Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation.