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Subscriberthon Weekend: Good sports

Subscriberthon is Overland’s annual celebration of progressive writing, culture and all things literary. We’re inviting you to join us in declaring your love for local literary culture, and to support the magazine by taking out a subscription.

So, what’s on your weekend reading list? How about a year’s worth of writing from such wordsmiths as:

  • Omar Musa
  • Ellen van Neerven
  • Ken MacLeod
  • Alison Croggon
  • Giovanni Tiso
  • Laurie Penny
  • Anwen Crawford
  • Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • Mez Breeze
  • Pip Adam
  • Morgan Godfery
  • Khalid Warsame
  • Nam Le
  • Alexis Wright
  • Jennifer Mills
  • Jennifer Down
  • Mel Campbell
  • Michael Farrell
  • Faisal al-Asaad
  • Hugo Race
  • Pam Brown
  • Christos Tsiolkas
  • Fiona Wright
  • Jane Rawson
  • Stephen Wright
  • Kirsten Tranter
  • Brendan Keogh

Flanked by artwork from accomplished artists including the likes of:

  • Lily Mae Martin
  • Marion Maguire
  • Tai Snaith
  • Lee Lai
  • Sam Wallman
  • and (the upcoming works of) Hamishi Farah?

Subscribe to Overland today. 

 

Day Four and Five (aka Weekend): We’re good sports

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1 x pack of Seasonal Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

3RRR bumper sticker

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3RRR stubby holder

$50 gift voucher to Paperback Books (Vic)

Books:

  • Murphy’s Lore by Bob Murphy
  • The Straight Dope by Chip Le Grand
  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • The Travellers and Other Stories by Carys Davies
  • Something for the Pain by Gerald Murnane

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

 

See the full list of prizes,
including these Major Prizes:

Major Prize 1: Art Is My Life

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Porter’s Paints liquid iron and instant rust oxidised finish pack including brush

Andy Kehoe/Monster Threads print ‘Revel in the Wild’

Monster Threads earrings

2 x tickets to see Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2016 production of Miss Julie by August Strindberg

2 x tickets to see Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2016 production of Skylight by David Hare

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

Books:

  • Strange Country by Patrick McCaughey
  • Impressive by Kirstie Clements
  • Australian Notebooks by Betty Churcher
  • Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood
  • Changing Gears by Greg Foyster
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo by Luke Ryan
  • Moving Tigers by Bob Franklin
  • Come a Little Bit Closer by Ian ‘Peewee’ Wilson
  • Two Sides: Smoking by Fiona Scott-Norman
  • Run For Your Life by Jill Joliffe

 

Major Prize 2: I Want To Know Everything

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1 x Kobo Glo HD reader

Monster Threads air freshener

2 x packs of Filter and Plunger Blend Padre Coffee

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

1 year subscription to Crikey

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

5 back issues of Meanjin (vol. 73:3, 73:4, 72: 2, 70:1, 69:4)

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

Books:

  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • Moving Tigers by Bob Franklin
  • Under Stones by Bob Franklin
  • A Letter to my Children by Christopher Pyne
  • Unholy Fury by James Curran
  • Being Berlusconi by Michael Day
  • ASAP Science by Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown
  • Parenting Teenagers by Anna Mortensen and the Reach Foundation
  • Windsor’s Way by Tony Windsor
  • The Tsarnaev Brothers by Masha Gessen
  • Defending Gallipoli by Harvey Broadbent
  • Run For Your Life by Jill Jolliffe
  • Challenge by Paul Daley
  • Triumph and Demise by Paul Kelly

 

Major Prize 3: Lean Green Literary Machine

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Miss Malagata/Monster Threads print ‘Polar Bear’

Monster Threads necklace

Bee Sustainable voucher to a bee-keeping workshop and a copy of the book BeeAgSkills

$30 gift voucher to Ceres

4 free passes to Sun Theatre, Yarraville

1 year subscription to Crikey

2 x packs of Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

Books:

  • Comrade Ambassador by Stephen Fitzgerald
  • Supermarket Monsters by Malcolm Knox
  • Across the Seas by Klaus Neumann
  • Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
  • Blood and Guts by Sam Vincent
  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • Advanced Australia by Mark Butler
  • Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood
  • Changing Gears by Greg Foyster
  • Heartland: Celebrating 50 Years of the Australian Conservation Foundation

 

Subscriberthon FAQ

I want to join in but my subscription isn’t due for renewal yet! 
That’s okay – if you buy a subscription during Subscriberthon we’ll extend your current subscription by four issues, and you’ll go in the running to win!

Last year during Subscriberthon, I opted for automatic renewal. Am I still eligible for prizes this year?
Yes! Once your auto-renewal has gone through, we’ll put you into the prize pool for the corresponding Subscriberthon day. So if you subscribed on Day Two of Subscriberthon in 2014, you’ll go into the prize draw on Day Two in 2015. 

Can I buy a subscription for my friend?
What a lovely thing to do. Of course you can – just enter their details in the shipping section. Your friend will get four issues of Overland delivered to their door and go into the running to win one of our excellent prizes.

Oh no! I subscribed last week! Have I missed out on all the Subscriberthon fun?
Absolutely not! If you subscribed on or after 22 October 2015 you’ll still go into the prize draw for the Major Prizes and the Regional Prizes. 

Can I just make a donation?
You can indeed! Head over to our Donations page. If you donate during Subscriberthon you’ll be eligible for the prize draw, too.

 

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