Welcome to our 2015 writers!
We are delighted with our line-up for 2015!
What a talented group of writers we are welcoming to Whanganui in September.
Our week-long festival begins with Fringe events on Saturday 12 September, with the official opening and main festival weekend beginning on Friday 18 September.
The Trustees and committee members launched our 2015 programme at the Gonville Cafe Library on Saturday 11 July. Click here for our programme.
The Wanganui Literary Festival is ...the best regional literary festival in New Zealand. - Witi Ihimaera, keynote speaker, 2013
Thanks to Creative New Zealand for your support for the 2015 Festival.
An enormous thank you to the team for giving us the Whanganui Literary Festival. Every session was terrific in such a wonderful variety of ways. Motivational and awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed the weekend.