Published 4 August 20164 August 2016 · Events / Announcement Overland at Melbourne Writers Festival Editorial team Angela Flournoy: Detroit Stories 4pm Saturday 27 August Footscray Community Arts Centre How is the working class explored in fiction? How do writers represent declining metropolitan areas and industries? Angela Flournoy (The Turner House) talks to Overland editor Jacinda Woodhead about writing urban decay. Supported by the US Consulate General and Overland. Presented in partnership with Footscray Community Arts Centre I Love a Sunburnt Country 2.30pm Friday 2 September ACMI The Cube, Federation Square, Melbourne Contemporary Australian poets Lisa Gorton, Benjamin Laird and Ellen van Neerven, and chair Jacinta Le Plastrier, respond to the classic Australian poem ‘My country’ with new poems of their own, challenging clichés and notions of what it means to be Australian. Also includes the announcement of the 2016 Scanlon Foundation Prize. Supported by Australian Poetry Seminar: Getting Published 6pm Friday 2 September Macmahon Ball Theatre, University of Melbourne So you’ve got a great idea – now how do you get it published? Elizabeth Cowell (Text Publishing), Erik Jensen (The Saturday Paper), Aviva Tuffield (Black Inc) and Jacinda Woodhead (Overland) share insider tips and tricks, from pitching advice to how to wow editors. Chaired by Maria Tumarkin. Supported by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne Poetry of the self 5.30pm Sunday 4 September ACMI The Cube, Federation Square, Melbourne Following its success in Sydney, AVANT GAGA is coming to MWF. Around the central theme of self, 10 talented poets, including Michael Farrell, Gig Ryan and Jessica Wilkinson, will read their latest experiments in this special event, hosted by Overland poetry editor, Toby Fitch. Supported by Australian Poetry 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 16 February 202419 February 2024 · Announcement Statement of the Board of Overland Literary Journal Editorial team We, the Board of Overland literary journal, make the following statement in support of Editors-in-chief Evelyn Araluen and Jonathan Dunk and the entire Overland staff. We are a diverse Board made up of writers, unionists, lawyers, academics, activists, and arts industry workers. Our Board includes First Nations peoples as well as members of Australia’s Jewish community. 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!