Published 22 November 201022 November 2010 · Main Posts Overland Subscriberthon Day 1 – Still fighting the powers that be Editorial team Morning, welcome to the Overland Subscriberthon 2010. Over the next week you’ll see guest blog posts by Australian luminaries such as Alison Croggon, James Bradley, Roberta Lowing and Antony Loewenstein, and much-admired Overland regulars like Koraly Dimitriadis, Boris Kelly, Michael Brull, and many more. There’ll be spot prizes and competitions and you’ll go into the draw to collect prizes from some of the best publishers and journals in Australia. In fact, if you subscribe today, you’ll go into the running for the following prizes: The Monday Meanjin prize A complete set of the 2010 Meanjin quarterly, which is just about to celebrate its 70th birthday. Their latest anniversary issue revisits Vance Palmer on going to war (1942), Jim Davidson interviewing Dorothy Hewett (1979), MJ Hyland (2004), Helen Garner (2002) and Elizabeth Jolley talking knickers (1987). The Monday taste of Melbourne publishing prize The Little Books on Big Themes collection (MUP), Melbourne Remade (Arcade Publications), My Grandmother (Spinifex Press), Out of Bounds (re.press), Stamping Ground (Clouds of Magellan), Sleepers Almanac No.6 (Sleepers), Writing Art and Architecture (re.press), A Dandelion on the Roof & other stories (Clouds of Magellan), Four Quarters (ASP), The Pacific Solution (ASP), Keeping Faith (transit lounge) and a signed copy of the Miles Franklin winning Truth (Text). The Monday 50+ issues of Overland in sequential order prize That’s right, a complete run of issues from 1990–2002. See what was happening in Australian culture and politics post the fall of the Berlin Wall, at the outbreak of the first Gulf War and during the first half of Howard’s reign; [re]discover our Black writing edition, the emergence of grunge fiction, and a profusion of Australian and American poetry. You could also win our major, major prize – an assortment of journals, non-fiction, novels, poetry, t-shirts and wine, sure to sate you for the following year. (For a full list of sponsors visit our Subscriberthon page.) And when you subscribe, you automatically win a year’s subscription to Overland – so everyone’s a winner. And if you’re already a card-carrying member of the Overland community, fret not: you can still resubscribe and we’ll simply add another four issues to the length of your subscription. Take the plunge, subscribe! Editorial team More by Editorial team 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.