Adrienne Jansen

Adrienne Jansen

Adrienne Jansen has written or collaborated on several books about migrant experience in New Zealand, including I Have in My Arms Both Ways and The Crescent Moon: The Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand. A Winston Churchill Fellow in 1990, Adrienne has also published fiction and poetry. She teaches in the Whitireia Creative Writing Programme, and for ten years worked as a writer at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

Publications include

Migrant Journeys: New Zealand taxi drivers tell their stories (Bridget Williams Books, 2015)

I Have in my Arms both Ways (Bridget Williams Books, 2015, first published 1990)

The Crescent Moon: The Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand, with Ans Westra (Asia New Zealand Foundation, 2009)

Floating the Fish on Bamboo (HarperCollins, 2001)

Spirit Writing (HarperCollins, 1999)

Borany's Story (Learning Media, 1991)

Neighbourhood Groups (Penguin Group New Zealand, 1986)

Having a Baby in New Zealand (Wellington Multicultural Educational Resource Centre, 1984)