Published 21 December 2009 · Main Posts Another day, another cool prize… Karen Pickering From now on, you’ll all be hearing a lot more about Meanland. It’s the slightly inevitable name for an upcoming collaboration between the venerable journals, the first event of which is to be held at the new Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas at the State Library. You are all warmly invited to attend. But now, the lucky subscriber who won the Meanland Prize, a selection of new release titles, including Bird and Killing, is… Kevin Gillam. Congratulations, Kevin, and thanks for coming on board with our first ever Subscriberthon. That’s practically instant karma! Karen Pickering More by Karen Pickering 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 25 May 202326 May 2023 · Main Posts The ‘Chinese question’ and colonial capitalism in New Gold Mountain Christy Tan SBS’s New Gold Mountain sets out to recover the history of the Gold Rush from the marginalised perspective of Chinese settlers but instead reinforces the erasure of Indigenous sovereignty. Although celebrated for its multilingual script and diverse representation, the mini-TV series ignores how the settlement of Chinese migrants and their recruitment into colonial capitalism consolidates the ongoing displacement of First Nations peoples. First published in Overland Issue 228 15 February 202322 February 2023 · Main Posts Self-translation and bilingual writing as a transnational writer in the age of machine translation Ouyang Yu To cut a long story short, it all boils down to the need to go as far away from oneself as possible before one realizes another need to come back to reclaim what has been lost in the process while tying the knot of the opposite ends and merging them into a new transformation.