Janet Frame Links

Official Web Site of the Janet Frame Literary Trust





Janet Frame & her niece Pamela Gordon share a joke (2003)



Janet Frame Blog: An Angel @ My Blog


The Janet Frame Estate's Literary Agency


The Wylie Agency, London and New York


Janet Frame's English Language Publishers


New Zealand


Random House NZ


Penguin NZ




Text Publishing


Random House Australia


Wilkins Farago




Virago Press


Bloodaxe Books


Bloomsbury Books




Counterpoint Press


George Braziller New York




Professional Relationships


New Zealand Book Council


New Zealand Writers Guild


New Zealand Society of Authors


Arts Foundation of New Zealand


Booksellers New Zealand






Copyright Licensing (CLL NZ)


Creative NZ


Charities Commission


Auckland Writers & Readers Festival


International Institute of Modern Letters


NZ OnScreen


Buddle Findlay Frank Sargeson Fellowship


Michael King Writers Centre


The Janet Frame Eden Street Trust


NZ Book Month


Hone Tuwhare Trust


Caselberg Trust




Janet Frame Online


Interview with Janet Frame (filmed 1975)


Hear Janet Frame read 'Friends far away die' recorded in 2002 for the Aotearoa New Zealand Sound Archive


Poetry recordings - at The Poetry Archive (UK)


Three Poems by Janet Frame - NZ Listener 28 August 2004


'Landfall Desk' Poem - IIML


'The Janet Frame Collection' - NZ Onscreen


A Night at the Opera (New Yorker 2008)

Gorse is not People (New Yorker  2008)


Gavin Highly (New Yorker  2010)



Some Links to Poems about Janet Frame


'Reading Janet Frame' Harvey McQueen


"The Poet Follows the Janet Frame Heritage Trail with His Beloved and Her Daughter" Rob Allan


"Janet Frame's House" CK Stead



Other poems that are addressed to, are about, or that name check Janet Frame have been written by: Jon Silkin, James K. Baxter,

Charles Brasch, Elizabeth Smither, J.C. Sturm, C.K. Stead, Owen Marshall, Peter Olds,

Laura Solomon, Jenny Powell, James Brown, (etc...)




University of Auckland NZ Literature File


NZ Edge.com NZ Heroes


New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre


New Zealand Electronic Text Centre


Robert Burns Fellowship, University of Otago



Reviews of Posthumous Releases


'The Stain of Words' Hugh Roberts on The Goose Bath (NZ LIstener)


'The Visit' David Gates on Towards Another Summer (New York Times)


'A Private Glimpse of Reality' Hilary Mantel on Towards Another Summer (Guardian)


'A Lost Weekend in the North' Rachel Cooke on Towards Another Summer (Observer)


Gordon McLauchlan on Dear Charles, Dear Janet (NZ Herald)


'Notes on a Friendship' Charmian Smith on Dear Charles, Dear Janet (Otago Daily Times)


'Parallel Lives' on Dear Charles, Dear Janet (NZ Listener)


'Magnificent Shadows' Elizabeth Smither on A State of Siege & The Rainbirds


'Prizes and Short Shrifts' Murray Bramwell on Prizes: Selected Short Stories (NZ Books)


'dovegreyreader scribbles' on Living in the Maniototo



Essays, Papers and Addresses on Frame


'Address at the Launch of Dell Panny's 'I Have What I Gave' Elizabeth Alley


'Frame Walks Out' Mike Lloyd


Review of Wrestling with the Angel Jan Cronin


'The Book of Frame' Patrick Evans


'A Literary Angel Mourned' Gordon McLauchlan


Janet Frame's Songs of Innocence and Experience: 'A Note on the Russian War' Ian Richards


'Signposts to a world that is not even mentioned: Janet Frame's ethical transcendence' Simone Drichel


'The Migration of the Flightless Bird' Marc Delrez (JPCS)


'Review' Peter Alcock on The Pocket Mirror and Mona Minim and the Smell of the Sun


Playing with Freud: Radical Narcissism and Intertextuality in Frame’s Intensive Care and Daughter Buffalo

Jennifer Lawn


'Where the Alphabet Ends' Gregory O'Brien, Wellington City Gallery (2005)



Janet Frame Memorial Lecture


(held in association with NZ Society of Authors and NZ Book Month)


Radio NZ Recordings


Owen Marshall (2007)


Gregory O'Brien (2008)


William Taylor (2009)


(Book Month not held in 2010)


Joy Cowley (2011)


Marilyn Duckworth (2012)


James McNeish (2013)




Literary Executor: Interviews


dovegreyreader asks... Janet Frame (14 March 2011)


dovegreyreader asks... janet Frame some more (15 March 2011)


dovegreyreader asks... Janet Frame even more (17 March 2011)

dovegreyreader scribbles


New Yorker Book Bench (2010)


'Back on the page' by Philip Matthews (Christchurch Press 2008)


'Frame of Mind' by Iain Sharp (Sunday Star-Times 2007)







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(under construction) Last Revised: 13 April 2013