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2019 Patrick White Oration

The Patrick White Oration is a new, major event for the Scone Literary Festival and will feature Christos Tsiolkas the award-winning author, critic, essayist, playwright and screenwriter in Conversation with Festival Patron, Phillip Adams.

One of the most prominent literary figures in Australia today, Christos will share his views on Australia’s only Nobel Laureate and discuss his own work and their historical and social context. He has five critically-acclaimed and awarded novels to his name including The Slap (2008).

The Oration also doubles as the launch event for the Festival’s 2020 Program with ‘hot’ ticket specials that night only for the March event.

There will be entertainment and light refreshments in the beautiful gardens at the Scone Arts and Crafts Hall, Kingdon Street before and after the Oration and 2020 Launch.

Book now to be hear the fabulous Christos and enjoy what will be a challenging, illuminating, stimulating even transforming experience. You’ll have your chance to ask questions and most important of all you’ll hear first-hand about our exciting 2020 Program and have the chance to grab a red-hot special for the weekend of March 14/15.


Saturday 13th March, 2021





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