22 April 201529 April 2015 Main Posts / Writing / Announcement / News We want your fiction Editorial team Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be curated by Rachel Hennessy. 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 $120 per story. Rachel Hennessy’s first novel, The Quakers (2008), was described by John Birmingham as ‘un-put-down-able’. Her second novel, The Heaven I Swallowed (2013), was runner-up in the Vogel Award and subsequently long-listed for the Kibble Award for an established female Australian writer. She works as a tutor in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne, as an assessor for Writers Victoria and is on the Arts Victoria literature panel. Submissions close midnight, Sunday 10 May. The special issue will be available online in June. Submit your story under the ‘For online’ category on the fiction submissions page, or read one of the previous special issues edited by: Khalid Warsame 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 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. First published in Overland Issue 228 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize.