1 September 20091 September 2009 Main Posts aural text overload Maxine Beneba Clarke Radio made the poetry star… and tomorrow (Wed September 2) from midday till 2pm Melbourne time, Aural Text’s Steve Grimwade and Alecia Sometimes will be chatting with Overload Poetry Festival Director James Waller and Melbourne poet and Overland blogger Maxine Clarke about the Overload Poetry Festival, the Overload All-Stars event and the Overland Overloaded blog collaboration. The Overload All-Stars event is on at Northcote Social Club on Wednesday September 9, and will also feature the amazing Ali Cobby Eckermann, the unbeatable wordplay of Geoff Lemon and the soulful poetry of Lewis Scott. Aural Text is on RRR radio: 102.7 on your dial, or you can access streaming information here. Maxine Beneba Clarke Maxine Beneba Clarke is an Australian author and slam poet of Afro- Caribbean descent. Her short fiction collection Foreign Soil won the 2015 ABIA Award for Best Literary Fiction and the 2015 Indie Award for Best Debut Fiction, and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize. Her memoir, The Hate Race, her poetry collection Carrying the World, and her first children’s book, The Patchwork Bike, will be published by Hachette in late 2016. More by Maxine Beneba Clarke 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?