21 July 2009 Main Posts Australian literature rises from its grave Jeff Sparrow Our little Oz Lit comp proved remarkably productive. Who wouldn’t want to read titles such as The Man Who Loved to Eat Children, My Brother Vlad, The Mandible that Signed the Paper, Summer Of The 17th Golem, Picnic at Hanging Rope, Seven Pickled Australians or Tomorrow, When the War Began With Mars? But after great deliberation, we’ve decided to award the free sub to Mike Beggs, who came up not only with The Undead are Many and Dead Kelly, but also the truly horrific John Howard, Prime Minister by David Barnett and Pru Goward. Oh, and here’s Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, too. 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 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?