Published 12 March 201530 March 2015 · News / Writing / Announcement / Reading Callout: guest fiction editor and ongoing fiction readers Editorial team Paid guest editorship Every year, Overland publishes several online editions showcasing fiction by new and emerging writers. An opportunity exists for an emerging editor to work on one of these online fiction editions, to be published in June 2015. Late last year, Khalid Warsame was announced as our first guest editor from outside Overland‘s team of volunteer fiction readers; his guest issue will be published on the Overland site in April. Overland is pleased to announce that it has another such opportunity for an emerging editor or writer. The successful applicant will receive a payment of $500 to read a large number of submitted stories and to select four for online publication. The emerging editor will be an Overland subscriber with sufficient familiarity with the journal to curate writing that is appropriate. They will also have a demonstrable interest in contemporary fiction and will be capable of writing a short editorial to introduce the edition. As the fiction will be read and assessed online, the applicant can be based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. Fiction readers Overland is looking to expand its team of fiction readers. This position requires a time commitment of a few hours a month. As the fiction will be read and assessed online, the applicant can be based anywhere in Australia and New Zealand. This is an unpaid position. Readers can expect to be assigned between five and ten stories per month, and will be asked to assess whether each story is/is not suitable for publication in Overland. Readers will liaise closely with Overland contributing editor Clare Strahan and fiction editor Jennifer Mills. Applicants will be Overland subscribers with sufficient familiarity with the journal to identify writing that suits the magazine. They will also have a keen interest in contemporary fiction. How to apply For the paid guest editorship, please submit a brief CV (up to two pages) here, and one or two paragraphs as to why you are the right person for the position. For the fiction reader positions, please submit a brief CV (up to two pages) here, and one or two paragraphs as to why you are the right person for the position. Applications for both positions close midnight on 26 March 2015. Read previous special fiction editions, guest edited by: Kate Goldsworthy Oliver Driscoll SJ Finn Emily Laidlaw Miranda Camboni 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 3 November 20238 November 2023 · News Subscriberthon 2023 Friends and Sponsors Editorial team Thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions to the 2023 Overland Subscriberthon! 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 2 November 202327 November 2023 · Solidarity Open letter: Statement of solidarity with Palestine and call to action from the University of Melbourne’s staff, students, and alumni UniMelb for Palestine Action Group We, the students, staff, and alumni who make up the community at The University of Melbourne, reiterate the NTEU University of Melbourne Branch’s Palestine solidarity statement. We implore The University of Melbourne to stand on the right side of history by condemning Israel’s genocidal attack against the people of Palestine.