Your fiction: we want it!

Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be guest edited by editor and Overland fiction reader, Kate Goldsworthy. Kate has edited for a number of publishing houses, including Black Inc, Random House and Allen & Unwin.

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 25 August. The special issue will be available online at the end of October.

Submit your story under the ‘For online’ category on our fiction submissions page, or read one of our previous special issues by Oliver Driscoll, SJ FinnEmily Laidlaw or Miranda Camboni.


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