Published 24 February 201413 May 2014 · Writing New fiction opportunity: get write to it! Editorial team Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be guest edited by writer and Overland fiction reader, Oliver Driscoll. For this special edition, ‘new and emerging’ describes a writer who has not yet published a book of stories or novel with commercial distribution. Online contributors for this edition will be paid $100 per story. Submissions close midnight, Monday 10 March. The special autumn issue will be available online in mid-April. Submit your story under Fiction – Online on our submissions page, or read one of last year’s special issues: summer fiction edited by SJ Finn or the winter fiction edited by Emily Laidlaw. 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 3 First published in Overland Issue 228 26 May 20238 June 2023 · Writing garramilla/Darwin Lulu Houdini We sit in East Point Reserve and look at how the gidjaas, green ants, make globe-like homes out of the leaves — connected edges with fibrous tissue that I later learn is faithful silk. Safe inside. Why isn’t it safe outside? I pick up the plastic around this circular lake cause this is the way […] 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 23 February 202324 February 2023 · Writing From work to text, and back again: ChatGPT and the (new) death of the author Rob Horning Generative models extinguish the dream that Barthes’s Death of the Author articulates by fulfilling it. Their ‘tissue of signs’ seems less like revolution and more like the fear that AI will create a recursive postmodern nightmare world of perpetual sameness that we will all accept because we no longer remember otherwise or how to create an alternative.