Published 5 December 20085 December 2008 · Main Posts More Overland-Meanjin soccer action Jeff Sparrow Courtesy of Sophie Cunningham and the Meanjin crew, here’s some action photos from the Great Overland–Meanjin soccer game. Speaking of which, the new edition of Meanjin is out now. The website glosses it as follows: In the first of our series of CAL/Meanjin cultural essays, Lynden Barber explores the film festival scene and Anthony Burke considers the equation of life and death in a moving personal essay on the war on terror. David Astle describes the ticks and compulsions of a professional crossword compiler, Paul Kelly recalls the love, sex and theology behind a song on angels, and Robyn Rowland reflects on her personal muse. Sophie Cunningham talks to Morris Gleitzman about his holocaust novels Once and Then, James Bradley finds the deeper meaning within Battlestar Galactica, Jane Gleeson-White enters the dream-like worlds of story-telling traditions in the Middle East and their its incarnation on the web, and Ciannon Cazaly writes on footy and the culture wars. As well, we explore the possibilities of generative art and Liz Argall takes us behind the scenes of writing a comic. There is new fiction by Jessica Au, Stephen Orr, Gina Flaxman, Andrew Humphreys, Richard Lawson, Eleanor Whitworth, Damon Young and the third extract of Caroline Lee ‘s Stripped. Meanjin also features poetry by Iain Britton, Mark Tredinnick, Anne Elvey, Pauline Reeve and PiO. Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202311 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the final day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s most important members get to have their say Editorial Team BORIS A quick guide to another year of Overland, from your trusty feline, Boris. I liked the ginger cat story, though it made my human cry. I liked the talking cat, too, but I’m definitely in the “not wasting my time learning to talk” camp. But reading is good. And writing is fun, though it’s been challenging […] 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 9 November 20239 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s co-chief editor Evelyn Araluen speaks truth to power Editorial Team To my friends and comrades, I’m not sure if there’s language to communicate how this last month has utterly changed me. This time a few weeks ago the busyness and chaos of bricolage arts and academic labour had so efficiently distracted me from my anxiety about the upcoming referendum that I forgot to prepare myself for its inevitable conclusion.