18 July 200918 July 2009 Main Posts another nail in the coffin of literature Jeff Sparrow Over the jump you can see the trailer for what the publisher describes as ‘the hotly anticipated follow-up to Quirk Books’ international best seller, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies‘. It’s entitled, of course, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. If you want to watch Mr Willoughby torn apart by a giant squid (and let’s face it, who doesn’t?), this is the clip for you. Note, though, that we now have a patriotic responsibility to do the same sort of damage to Australian literature. At the moment, I can’t decide whether to work on Joe Wilson’s Mates are all Vampires or For the Term of His Unnatural Life. Any other suggestions? [Update: let’s make it a competition. Free OL sub for the best entry by early next week] 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 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. First published in Overland Issue 228 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize.