Going West
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New Zealand’s leading authors, poets, playwrights and musicians offer audiences a fortnight of fresh ideas, future-thinking, language and laughter at the 23rd Going West Writers Festival 1-16 September.



Leading up to September Going West is proud to present a series of book reviews by our founder Murray Gray and curated recordings from the 2017 Books and Writers weekend.



Going West brings you the best NZ writers through the generosity of:

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Find out more about our 2018 festival and session sponsors and our festival partners here