Scone Literary Festival joins the greats of festivals: Listed in Qantas 101 Holidays

THE Scone Literary Festival has joined some of the greats in making the Qantas 101 holidays list as one of the festivals to attend, alongside big and very established events like the Floriade in Canberra and MONA FOMA in Tasmania.

Only five years old, the Scone extravaganza was listed first in the festival line-up and #80 overall. 

“Needless to say, we’re thrilled,” interim president Janie Jordan said.

“It’s a testament to the foresight and dedication of a great group of volunteers with a love of literature and community, who started the festival in 2013.

“It’s grown from strength-to-strength and this year is no exception.

“We have a stellar, if not spicy, line-up with sex, crime and food discussions.”

Featured authors include David Marr, who will be talking about Patrick White’s legacy, Tracey Spicer, Meg Keneally, Barry Jones, Ross McMullin, Kate McClymont and Stellar 2018 shortlisted author, Shokoofeh Azar, who will be a special guest at the Saturday evening soiree.

The festival will take place at the Arts and Crafts Hall in Scone over the weekend of November 10 and 11. 

Tickets are still available and start at $55 for the weekend. 

Book at www.sconewritersfestival.com.au