Saturday, October 17, 2015

Janet Frame's Birthday 2015 (now on YouTube)

Celebration of Janet Frame's Birthday on National Poetry Day, 28 August 2015
Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, Dunedin City Library

MC'd by Diane Brown with readings from acclaimed New Zealand poets Hinemoana Baker, David Eggleton and 2015 Burns Fellow Louise Wallace, as well as three rising stars selected from the Dunedin Secondary Schools Poetry Competition.

In honour of Janet Frame's birthday each of our guest poets was invited to read their favourite poem by the author.

The evening culminated in the announcement of the 2015 Janet Frame Literary Trust Award recipient: David Eggleton, who was presented with a cheque for $5,000 by Pamela Gordon, chair of the Janet Frame Literary Trust.

See also:
Otago Daily Times 'People' Page - snaps of attendees at the event.

No comments: