Going West is honoured to partner with Auckland University Press to host the launch of a new collection of poetry from C.K. Stead, That Derrida Whom I Derided Died: Poems 2013-2017.
Russell Brown returns with a panel of special guests including Toby Manhire and Madeleine Chapman in a provocative discussion on where the digital word is taking us.
In our ever more connected world, loneliness is on the rise and people in the developed world crave a sense of belonging that so often eludes them. Jenny Robin Jones, author of Not for Ourselves Alone, converses about loneliness with journalist and reviewer Catherine Woulfe.
In her book The Infinite Game, psychology professor and activist Niki Harré asks us to imagine our world anew. Joined on stage by Laila Harré, Niki’s session will be provocative and interactive.
Lizzie Marvelly, Dame Fiona Kidman, Sandra Coney and Golriz Ghahraman together in conversation with Carol Hirschfeld.
Traversing both geography and family relationships, recent novels by Kate Duignan and Rajorshi Chakraborti share common threads. They are joined in conversation by Siobhan Harvey.
Does a city a writer make? Three visiting Wellington poets – Chris Tse, Helen Heath and Anna Jackson – explore what it’s like to live, work and write in the windy city with Paula Green.
Prolific writer and national treasure Dame Fiona Kidman has often written about outsiders trying to navigate a conformist society. Her latest novel, This Mortal Boy, mines this same rich vein. Fiona will discuss the story’s moment in New Zealand social history with Karyn Hay.