Writing Parramatta 2021

Writing Parramatta 2021 celebrates creativity in Parramatta with the support of a City of Parramatta Council Creative Economy Grant. For information on events and opportunities, contact us at or Facebook.

Projects include: Parramatta Stories and Images; Writers’ Workshops; ZineWest – Western Sydney Print Zine and Publication; Q&A with Creatives. Details below.

Do you live, work, study or spend time in Parramatta and suburbs? Email your Parramatta stories, memories and images for our digital anthology Expression  to   Book awards announced late 2021. WritingParramatta_2021_EntryForm
Entries now closed.

For work already posted see:
 Expression 21 Index

FREE WORKSHOPS  Voices of experience to help your writing journey.
Saturday, 30th October, 3-5 pm on Zoom
A FEW GOOD WORDS with Parramatta author and lecturer Felicity Castagna
Creative writing with a focus on our choice of words.

Saturday, 7th August, 3-5 pm on zoom 
Publishing workshop with award-winning author and lecturer, Felicity Castagna

Saturday, 1st May, 3-5 pm on Zoom 
Creative writing with award-winning author Luke Carman

Saturday, 24th April, 2:45 – 4:30 pm on Zoom
Collaborate with other writers to brush up your online presentations and compete in the Open Mic

Saturday, 13th February, 3-5 pm on Zoom
Creative Writing with award-winning author
Felicity Castagna

ZINEWEST 2021 Print Zine Our special 15th Edition will publish work by 27 new writers from Parramatta and Greater Western Sydney. ZineWest also features local visual artists. Cash prizes and book awards. Entries now closed.

Q&A – INTERVIEWS by email Parramatta writers and artists interviewing each other plus interviews between writers who have participated in previous ZineWests. They will be published on this website and some will be included in Expression 21.

Photo by M. Cristescu