‘If this book can be a memory for us, then I would consider it successful.’ So says Alison Whittaker of the new anthology Fire Front: First Nations poetry and power today, just out from UQP. In this episode, Alison and I talk about everything that went into creating this new collection and why it was important to hold the reader’s hand a little more tightly than usual. We also discuss issues of audience, reception and the questions we need to keep asking—even if they can’t be answered.
- Feminist Writers Festival Q&A: Alison Whittaker
- ‘A means of resistance’: Susie Anderson Interviews Alison Whittaker
- Not My Problem: on The Colonial Fantasy — Alison’s review in the Sydney Review of Books