Poetry on the Move podcast

Poetry on the Move podcast


Latest Episodes

The Texture of Truth: Louise Crisp, Jessica Wilkinson, Alyson Miller, Ali Cobby Eckerman
May 18, 2020

In this episode the panel ‘The Texture of Truth’ recorded at the Poetry on the Move festival held in Canberra in 2019. ‘A poet’s job’ writes John Berryman, ‘ is not to play fast and loose with the facts of this world’ Or is it? Can poetry be

The Science of Poetry: Katharine Coles, Tricia Dearborn, Anne Elvey and Bronwyn Lovell
May 12, 2020

In this episode the panel ‘The Science of Poetry’ recorded at the Poetry on the Move festival held in Canberra in 2019. It’s a commonplace that science is interested in objective and provable facts, while poetry is subjective: charting human experience a

What Should Poetry Be?: Eunice Andrada, Kent MacCarter, Geoff Page and Zoe Anderson
May 12, 2020

In this episode the panel ‘What Should Poetry Be?’ recorded at the Poetry on the Move festival held in Canberra in 2019. Page, stage, rage or sage: there’s a lot of opinions on what poetry is and what it should be. Is it an oral art form or “patterned la

Poetry and Process: Alvin Pang, Angela Gardner, Judith Beveridge and Katharine Coles
May 08, 2020

In this episode a panel on  ‘Poetry and Process’ recorded at the Poetry on the Move festival held in Canberra in 2019. How do poets make their work original, moving, and incisive? How do they overcome limitations and explore what is possible in poet

Poetry that Resists: Alison Whittaker and Bronwyn Lovell
May 07, 2020

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 time

Poetry that resists: Kei Miller and Jen Webb
May 07, 2020

In this episode the first of a two-part podcast ‘Poetry that Resists’ recorded at the Poetry on the Move festival held in Canberra in 2019. During the socially traumatised times of history the ability of poetry to express human conscience has seen i

POTM Episode 19 – Poet to Poet Keijiro Suga and Sholeh Wolpe
October 07, 2019

Both Sholeh Wolpé and Keijiro Suga are noted translators of poetry. Suga is a scholar of poetic translation at Meiji University in Tokyo who regularly translates from French, English and Spanish into Japanese. Wolpé’s translations from Farsi into E

POTM Winter Readings 4: Bella Li
July 19, 2019

Welcome to these special editions of Poetry on the Move, featuring poetry readings from 2018’s festival. Bella Li is the author of Argosy (Vagabond Press, 2017) which won the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry and the 2018 Kenneth S

POTM Winter Reading 3: Oz Hardwick
July 19, 2019

Welcome to these special editions of Poetry on the Move, featuring poetry readings from 2018’s festival. Oz Hardwick is a writer, photographer,music journalist, and occasional musician, based in York (UK).. He has published six poetry collections,

POTM Winter Readings 2: Jill Jones
July 19, 2019

Welcome to these special editions of Poetry on the Move, featuring poetry readings from 2018’s festival. Jill Jones has published 11 full-length books of poetry, including Viva the Real (UQP, 2018), Brink (Five Islands Press, 2017), and The Beautif