In association with Titirangi Library, Going West present a series of readings and a book launch.
11:00 am Book Launch: Cutting Through - The Anthology
An original treasure from West Auckland's creative scene. The Green Bay Writers, Titirangi Poets and Waitakere Writers have joined forces to create this unique collection. Come and celebrate the launch of this West Auckland First and hear local voices fly.
11:00 am Reading: Sampler from the Anthology
The Titirangi Poets have been meeting monthly in Titirangi Library for over 40 years. Piers Davies and Amanda Eason (coordinators) are delighted many of their members have contributed to Cutting Through and invite everyone to stay after the launch for a selection of snippets from J. Adams, A. Arlov, G. Barlow, P. Brown, J. Clay, J. Charman, H. Cording, P. Davies, M. Doull, A. Eason, E. Espinoza, E. Heled, M. Heron, S. Jacobs, J. Keating, J. Kingston, W. Leadbeater, D. Maton, M. Milford, F. Morgan, M. Morrissey, P. Protheroe, C. Reid, J. Ryan, F. Samiei, I. Selwyn and P. Tarrant.
1:00 pm Reading: Apirana Taylor reads from a selection of his poetry
Apirana Taylor, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau ā Apanui, Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Pākehā, is a nationally and internationally published Māori poet, storyteller, playwright, novelist, actor, painter and musician.
1:20 pm Reading: Paula Green reads from a selection of her poetry
Paula Green is a poet, blogger (Poetry Shelf) and anthologist. In 2017, she was admitted to the New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Poetry and Literature and received the Prime Minister’s Award for Poetry.