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Calling emerging writers

Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be curated by Khalid Warsame. Khalid is a Brisbane-based writer of essays, short stories, memoir and screenplays, who occasionally produces and directs short films.

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Aotearoa / New Zealand edition of Overland

In May of next year, Overland is publishing an issue showcasing the work of some of our closest writerly neighbours: those residing in Aotearoa / New Zealand. This special edition will be guest edited by long-time Overland contributor and columnist Giovanni Tiso, with Jolisa Gracewood editing the fiction and Robert Sullivan editing the poetry.

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Winners from Day Six

The following subscribers from Day 6 have won prizes. If you subscribed then and your name is not among them, don’t despair! The major prizes have not yet been drawn.

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Shortlist for the 2014 Short Story Prize

The judges – Overland editor Jeff Sparrow, fiction editor Jennifer Mills, deputy editor Jacinda Woodhead, and Victoria University academic and writer Jenny Lee – have finally decided on a shortlist of thirteen stories.

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The 2014 Poetry Prize

The Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets, the richest prize in Australia for emerging poets, is now open.

The 2014 major prize is $6000, with a second prize of $2000 and a third prize of $1000. All three winning poems will also be published in Overland.

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Shortlist for the Story Wine Prize

We received around 400 entries for our inaugural Story Wine Prize. The three judges – novelist and Overland contributing editor Clare Strahan, wine writer and critic Campbell Mattinson, and short story writer and novelist Paddy O’Reilly – said they found the stories to be clever and diverse, and of a high standard overall.

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Your fiction: we want it!

Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be guest edited by editor and Overland fiction reader, Kate Goldsworthy. Kate has worked for Black Inc, Random House, Allen & Unwin and many other publishing houses.

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Pinging all electronic poets

Overland is again seeking digital-born poetry, electronic poetry, poetry in programmable media and codeworks: a poetry that isn’t merely published online but one that is informed, shaped or built by the culture and technology of the programmable machine and the network.

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The 2014 Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize

The competition aims to discover the finest in original short fiction by new writers across Australia and New Zealand. With a $6000 first prize and two runner-up prizes of $1000, the award is the most lucrative of its kind in both countries. All three winning stories will also be published in Overland magazine.

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The Overland Story Wine Prize

Welcome to the Overland Story Wine Prize. The competition aims to discover the finest in original short fiction under a thousand words. The winning story will receive a $3000 first prize and will be published on the label of a Story Wines shiraz, as well as in Overland. Two runners-up will each receive $500.