Janet Charman (born 1954) is a New Zealand poet.
Charman has an M.A. in English from the University of Auckland (UA). She has worked as a nurse, telephone operator, and teacher. She and her partner have two daughters and live in Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand.
Charman began writing poetry in a women's group she attended while at UA, and first published her poetry with two other women in that group. Her first full collection was published by New Women's Press in 1987; since then she has published several other collections, all from Auckland University Press.
- Drawing Together (by Marina Bachmann, Sue Fitchett, & Janet Charman). Warkworth, NZ: Rodney & Waitemata, 1985.
- Two Deaths in One Night. Auckland: New Women's Press, 1987.
- Red Letter. . Auckland: Auckland Unitersity Press, 1992.
- End of the Dry. . Auckland: Auckland Unitersity Press, 1999.
- Rapunzel, Rapunzel. Chicago & Auckland: Auckland Unitersity Press, 1999.
- Snowing Down South. Auckland: Auckland Unitersity Press, 2002.
- Cold Snack. Auckland: Auckland Unitersity Press, 2007.
- At the White Coast. Auckland: Auckland Unitersity Press, 2012.
- New Beginnings: An anthology (edited with Renee Liang). Auckland: Monster Fish, 2012.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Janet Charman, Auckland University Press. Web, Mar. 24, 2014.
- ↑ About Janet Charman, Kiwi Women Write Their Stories. Web, Mar. 24, 2014.
- ↑ Charman, Janet, New Zealand Book Council. Web, Mar. 23, 2014.
- ↑ Search results = au:Janet Charman, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Mar. 24, 2014.
- Janet Charman at Auckland University Press
- Charman, Janet at the New Zealand Book Council
- Janet Charman talks about her poetry, New Zealand Book Council
- review of Cold Snack at the New Zealand Poetry Society
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