Going West
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Lovers of language and literature gather in Titirangi War Memorial Hall for the 23rd annual Going West Books & Writers Weekend: Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September.

Join us for a stellar line up of our nation’s finest writers as they take to the stage to share ideas and futures, poems and stories, songs and theatre.

Our Early Bird Tickets open soon. Subscribe to our e-news, Facebook or Twitter, for advance notification. In the meantime check out our upcoming authors by reading with Murray and listen to a selection of last year's amazing talks below


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
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