Somerset Celebration of Literature

Mudgeeraba, Gold Coast Area

Indicative Rate * AU$7 to AU$90

The Somerset Celebration of Literature Festival is the writers' festival for the Gold Coast and noted as Australia's premier youth literature festival. The Festival hosts over 50 schools from south east Queensland and northern New South Wales. Each year regional and indigenous children attend through the generosity of the Somerset Literary Fund. In total over 8000 students attend over a three day period.

They welcome over 30 Australian and international authors and illustrators, who take part in author sessions and workshops. The Bookshop is open for book purchases and author signings. For the adults, there are panel sessions, workshops and much more! The Prologue Party (a fair style event for the whole family), Literary Lunch and Literary Long Table with guest speakers, are all part of their Signature Events. Winners of the National Novella and Poetry Prize competitions are also announced during the Festival.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
14 – 16 March 2018

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
All Tickets $7 - $90 Several free community events. 45 minute sessions AUD7 per person. Workshops AUD18 per person. Literary Lunch AUD45. Literary Long Table AUD90.

Event Venues

Somerset College
Somerset College
Somerset Drive
Queensland, Australia 4213

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi


  • Car park
  • Kiosk
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Shop

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.
Somerset College
Somerset Drive

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