The Upper Hunter’s only writers festival is really shaping up to be a key event up in this region and is attracting some pretty well known and highly respected authors – Courtney Collins (originally from Aberdeen), Phillip Adams, Ross Coulthart, Hugh Mackay, Cate Kennedy and many more.

The event will be held at Scone Arts & Crafts on the weekend of 4-6 November.

The full list of wonderful authors is available at and tickets can be booked at Scone Visitor Information Centre and online at

There is also a cocktail party ‘Soiree in the Gardens’ on Saturday 5 November at Scone Arts and Crafts from 5.30pm to 7.30pm which features live music by local guitarist Jason Buckley and a talk by Courtney Collins on her book. Tickets to this event are only $20 and can be booked at