West Writers Group

West Writers Group is an annual competitive expression of interest process which an intake of 15 writers/storytellers who undergo a 2 year professional development program.


West Writers Group (WWG) is a collective of writers from diverse backgrounds who currently live, work or have other established links to Melbourne’s west. It is a collective that will amplify the stories and voices of the region.

In developing the many individual stories from writers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, WWG aims to create and profile a unique ecosystem of diverse narratives.

This unique two year program, offers aspiring writers, theatremakers, storytellers and poets the opportunity to share and create work, as well a participate in a series of professional development opportunities with mentors from Melbourne’s thriving literary community.

2016 West Writers Applications now closed.

For more info, please email Alia Gabres at [email protected]

1 & 3. Photo by: Rachel Main
2. Photo by: Nour Abouzeid