Published 14 February 20111 June 2012 · Writing / Main Posts i is the revolution Maxine Beneba Clarke your transaction has been processed by paypal this purchase will appear on your credit card bill as item: revolution number of items: 1 cost: $AUD priceless the revolution thanks you for choosing itself the revolution is downloading onto your ipad & being transferred onto your iphone it is an irevolution the revolution is i i is the revolution the revolution is available in e-book form the revolution/s full text is available for 99c on amazon the revolution comes in 4 short podcasts that can be worn as a USB bracelet the revolution hz been turned on you must follow the revolution it will be abbreviated to fit its own twitter feed: the revolution will drop all vowels / capital letters & apostrophes & present itself in short profundities of 140 characters or less join @the revolution as it LOLs and WTFs the revolution will have a GSOH / as the mo fo moves in & takes over cyberspace dig the revolution take out a sub: the revolution’s RSS feed will bitch-slap your inbox every night at around about 12 o/clock do not reply to the revolution do not trash the revolution the revolution is not spam you cannot click here to unsubscribe to the revolution do not drag the revolution into your junk mail can you cannot RTS the revolution: the revolution is anonymous the revolution lives nowhere the revolution is every return address forward the revolution to everyone you know: the revolution is a virus no norton has an anti for infection is the revolution/s cure befriend the revolution graffiti the revolution/s wall the revolution invites all 500 million fans to the facebook event of itself rsvp to the revolution/s event it is the revolution / show yourself attending the revolution will remind you of itself by SMS the revolution has a silent number bt you can forward the revolution on by text to find the revolution type: revolution into your GPS give the revolution it/s own ringtone do not turn the revolution off the revolution must be able to reach you at all times & at full volume the revolution is here the revolution is real the revolution is now the revolution has just been wiki-leaked the revolution does not exist in second life download the revolution/s soundtrack from myspace you have just read the revolution i is the revolution i is the revolution i is the revolution the revolution has just been blogged 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 8 September 202315 September 2023 · Main Posts Announcing the 2023 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize ($6500) Editorial Team Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, and named after the late Neilma Gantner, this prize seeks excellent short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’; imaginative, creative and literary interpretations are strongly encouraged. This competition is open to all writers, nationally and internationally, at any stage of their writing career. First published in Overland Issue 228 8 September 202326 September 2023 · Main Posts Announcing the 2023 Judith Wright Poetry Prize ($9000) Editorial Team Established in 2007 and supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets seeks poetry by writers who have published no more than one collection of poems under their own name (that is writers who’ve had zero collections published, or one solo collection published). It remains one of the richest prizes for emerging poets, and is open to poets anywhere in the world. In 2023, the major prize is $6000, with a second prize of $2000 and a third prize of $1000. All three winners will be published in Overland.