The 23rd annual Going West Books & Writers Festival


Read a review of Going West Readers and Writers Weekend by Steve Braunias: A literary feud to end all literary feuds: the Going West books festival

Friday 14 September

Going West’s opening was abuzz.
— Metro Best of Auckland November/December 2017
The conversation just flowed – it felt unafraid of anything: wisdom, human warmth, tough stuff, vulnerabilities, empathy.
— Paula Green, NZ Poetry Shelf, September 2017

Saturday 15 September

Sunday 16 September

Film, Theatre, Poetry and Publications