Christos Tsiolkas

Scone Literary Festival program boosted with $10,000 funding commitment from Upper Hunter Shire Council

There are many synergies between the Scone Literary Festival and Scone’s Kelly Street revitalisation. These were the words from the festival’s president Janie Jordan as she gave an engaging presentation at Upper Hunter Shire Council’s July meeting before the committee successfully secured a $10,000 funding commitment from Council’s Economic Development and Tourism budget. Story by Caitlin Reid, Scone Advocate.

Scone Literary Festival

Literary Festival Gets Lit

Article courtesy of By Taylah Fellows. THE Scone Literary Festival will be back better than ever next year thanks to a $10,000 donation from Council’s Tourism Budget. The Festival will return for a sixth consecutive year on March 13 to 15, 2020, drawing in crowds from throughout Australia. At this month’s Council meeting Councillors…

Slap on the Back for Festival

Slap on the Back for Festival

Article courtesy of THE author of The Slap, Christos Tsiolkas, will be delivering the Patrick White Oration address at this year’s Scone Literary Festival in November. Mr Tsiolkas will deliver an address written fittingly: “On Patrick White: Writers on Writers“. The award-winning novelist, playwright, essayist and screen writer is best known for his novel The…