Are you an artist or illustrator, musician or storyteller, or a local craftsperson?

LOST IN BOOKS has lots of opportunities for you!

Keep an eye on this page for our latest artistic opportunities for new and established artists. 


In Other Words Icon.png


OPEN NOW: IN OTHER WORDS is a paid residency program designed to develop new literary works in languages other than English. You receive financial and creative support at LOST IN BOOKS, over eight weeks. We are looking for writers, translators, illustrators, graphic novelists, poets working alone or in a team. 
Applications close midnight, Friday, 5 October 2018.
Made possible with the funding support of Create NSW's Western Sydney Making Spaces Initiative.

Screen Shot 2018-08-05 at 3.29.18 pm.png



Our open-mic for music, performance + ideas happens every fortnight from 9 August 2018. If you're a musician, comedian, poet, storyteller, dancer, film-makers or philosopher, our stage is all yours!
Join us on every second Thursday. The next Open Mic is on Thursday 20  SEPTEMBER 2018, from 6pm - 8.30pm. It's free! Food and drink will be available for sale. Performers are fed for free.

Interested? Email

HEAR I AM Header - ENGLISH.jpg


You will be exposed to leading artists and creatives and helped to make new works in your choice of:
• songwriting
• electronic music production
• comics and illustrated novels
• creative technology
• film-making
• podcasting and radio making

HEAR I AM kicks off in June! To be the first to know, express your interest with LOST IN BOOKS.

Registrations closed for this round - If you are interested in participating in the next round apply below. Start date to be confirmed.



We're seeking facilitators in the creative arts and science. If you're talented in sharing your skills, and can lead workshops for the community, let us know!

Tell us about yourself, what you do, and your idea for a workshop. Email