Overland is very pleased to be launching our upcoming issue at the 2015 Melbourne Writers Festival.
This very special edition, sponsored by the National Union of Workers, will feature all the winners from the inaugural Fair Australia Prize, as well as:
- Anwen Crawford on the fight to save Millers Point
- Ken MacLeod on Sad Puppies and science fiction
- Jason Wilson on positive climate change politics
- All your favourite regular columnists
- Plus fiction and poetry from Ellen Van Neerven, Omar Musa, Kate Lilley and more!
We’re also very excited to host journalist, contributing editor of the New Statesman and editor-at-large of The New Inquiry Laurie Penny, who will join NUW’s Tim Kennedy and playwright and Guardian columnist Van Badham in conversation with Overland editor Jacinda Woodhead to imagine the possibilities for a changed society.
When: Sunday 30 August, 6pm
Where: Bella Union, Trades Hall
Free entry but you need to book.
Doors and bar open at 5.30pm for pre-event drinks. Free food and music after the panel; drinks at bar prices.
Looking forward to seeing you there!