Poetry that Resists: Alison Whittaker and Bronwyn Lovell

In this episode the second of a two-part podcast ‘Poetry that Resists’ recorded at the Poetry on the Move festival held in Canberra in 2019, and presented with the support of and in conjunction with Australian Poetry.

During the socially traumatised times of history the ability of poetry to express human conscience has seen it embraced as a significant art form. In this panel, a discussion on poets and poetry that “speaks back”. Poetry that utilises the active, lyrical power of poetic language to express moral and political dissent.