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Centre for Stories

A new opportunity for emerging writers with a disability

Centre for Stories has partnered with My Place to run a writing mentoring program for emerging writers with disabilities.

March 13, 2023

Centre for Stories is excited to share that we have partnered with My Place WA to run a writing and editorial mentoring program for emerging writers with a disability.

The program will select four emerging writers living in Western Australia to participate in a six-month program that will include:

Writers will also be profiled on Centre for Stories’ social media and website.

The program is designed to support writers who are early in their journey to becoming writers. Outcomes include:

Expression of interest are now open (apply below) and close on Thursday 6 April 2023.

About My Place

My Place is a National Disability Insurance Scheme registered, not-for-profit provider of individualised and flexible supports to people with disability and their families. My Place was established by the founders of local area co-ordination in 1996.

My Place supports around 400 people with disability to live in their own homes, or remain in their family home, and become valued and contributing members of their community. 

My Place offers administration and producing support to disabled artists and collectives aiming to develop artistic skills, works and careers. My Place also provides consultancy support to other agencies for improved artist equality and access within the mainstream arts ecology.


To speak with one of our friendly staff about the program, call (08) 9328 1443 or email

Expression of Interest Form

You can provide a bio, your level of experience with writing, or simply share your interests and passions.

We want to read some of your writing. Please use one of the following themes to write about in the form below.

  1. A moment I was proud of myself was...
  2. A moment I will never forget is the time that...
  3. Something funny that happened to me was...

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We’re on a mission to create a diverse, inclusive, and cohesive society through the art of storytelling. Join us in supporting emerging artists and sharing powerful stories from across our community.

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