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Subscriberthon 2016

Subscriberthon Weekend: Time to dive in!

Start the weekend on a high note with a prize for music and poetry lovers

Anyone who subscribes, resubscribes or donates over the next week goes into the draw to win some spectacular prizes, including a holiday to Ubud, original artworks, locally roasted coffee, wine, workshops – and piles of books and subscriptions.

Overland has been showcasing brilliant and progressive fiction, poetry, nonfiction and art since 1954. We have published some of Australia’s most iconic voices, and continue to give space to underrepresented voices and brand-new literary talent every single day.

By taking out, renewing or giving an Overland subscription today, you could win:

  • this weekend’s Daily Prize
  • any of the four superb Major Prizes
  • and/or one of our Regional Prizes, including a a most excellent prize for our New Zealand subscribers
  • a good feeling about yourself – and the future of progressive literary culture

Overland subscriptions start from as a little as $45. For that, you get a year’s worth of politics and literary culture, the chance to enter competitions at a reduced rate – and, just maybe, a fabulous prize. Take the plunge! Subscribe today.

 

Weekend Prize: A High Note!

Like music? Check. Like poetry? Check. Like independent radio? Yes indeed.

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 1 x subscription to Cut Common magazine – ‘The new generation of classical music’

3 x Cut Common A5 manuscript books

1 x double pass to the 2017 Rock n Roll Writers Festival in Queensland

1 x Rock n Roll Writers Festival tote bag and t-shirt

1 x copy of Skeleton Tree, Nick Cave’s new album

A complete set of Cordite Books’ Series 1 collection 2015–2016  (including John Hawke, Tony Birch, Rachael Briggs, Alan Loney, Natalie Harkin, Jen Crawford, Claire Nashar, Autumn Royal, Javant Biarujia and Ross Gibson)

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

1 x RRR prize pack (shirt, beer holder, 1 x Radio City)

1 x PBS Proud membership

Some terrific books:

  • Road Series by Hugo Race
  • It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

See the list of Subscriberthon Prizes for 2016, including these Major Prizes:

Major Prize 1: Book to Bali

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5 x nights at the Honeymoon Guesthouse in Ubud, plus return flights to Bali (from anywhere in Australia)

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

1 x Scribe pack, including a Scribe tote bag and these 10 books:

  • The Love of a Bad Man by Laura Elizabeth Wollett
  • Cairo by Chris Womersley
  • Lion Attack by Oliver Mol
  • We Are All Stardust by Stefan Klein
  • My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: a political life, in cartoons edited by Russ Radcliffe
  • Money Shot by Jeff Sparrow
  • Fear and Politics by Carmen Lawrence
  • Kiffy Rubbo: curating the 1970s edited by Janine Burke, Helen Hughes
  • The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge
  • Rise of the Machines by Thomas Rid

1 x copy of It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris

 

Major Prize 2: Emerging Writers’ Boot Camp

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1 x Overland fiction writing workshop for you and five members of your writing group/community; to be facilitated by Jennifer Mills in Melbourne in early 2017

1 x Pilot 2017: A Diary for Writers

1 x Cinema Nova silver pass (three months of films for you and a friend!)

1 x Lifted Brow collection, including:

  • TLB tote bag
  • copy of The Island Will Sink
  • 6 x back issues (including latest issue)

1 x $30 Voucher to North Melbourne Books

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

1 x Puzzle Peace art puzzle

As well as these superb titles:

  • The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • Black Rock White City by AS Patrić
  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy
  • Double Dissolution by Lee Zacariah
  • Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk

 

Major Prize 3: Cultural Defibrillator Pack

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1 x Kobo Glo HD ereader

1 x Wide Open Road pack, including:

  • Aerobie AeroPress Espresso Maker – ‘The best coffee maker I’ve ever owned’
  • 1 x 250g coffee beans (or ground), freshly roasted in Brunswick
  • ‘It’s in our blood’ mug
  • Wide Open Road tote bag
  • 2 x hessian sacks

1 x one-year Griffith Review subscription

1 x one-year Meanjin subscription

3 x back issues of Southerly

1 x Bee Sustainable pack containing:

  • 1 x beekeeping workshop
  • The Australian Beekeeping Manual by Robert Owen

1 x Scribe pack, including a Scribe tote bag and these 10 books:

  • The Near and the Far: new stories from the Asia-Pacific region edited by David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
  • Fever of Animals by Miles Allinson
  • So Sad Today by Melissa Broder
  • The Middlepause by Marina Benjamin
  • What is a refugee? by William Maley
  • The Ice Age by Luke Williams
  • Best Australian Political Cartoons 2015
  • Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea
  • There’s not one by Jennifer Higgie

1 x copy of It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris

1 x Komorebi opalite, pearl, moonstone and quartz necklace

1 x salted caramel sauce

 

Major Prize 4: Pretty as a Picture

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1 x Savina Hopkins framed original collage artwork, Woman with Book

1 x $50 Readings voucher (can be used online)

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x Fremantle Press TAG Hungerfield Prize pack, including:

  • Troppo by Madeline Dickie
  • The Weaver Fish by Robert Edeson
  • What is left over, after by Natasha Lester
  • Red Dirt Talking by Jacqueline Wright
  • The Whip Hand by Michaela Nicolescu / Nadine Browne
  • The Last Sky by Alice Nelson
  • Stories from Suburban Road by Tom Hungerford

1 x Komorebi Picasso Jasper necklace

1 x copy of Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk

1 x copy of  The Unknown Judith Wright by Georgina Arnott

1 x copy of It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris

1 x salted caramel sauce

And the following art books:

  • Behind the Doors: An art history from Yuendumu by Philip Jones
  • Cornucopia by Adrian Feint
  • Elvis Has Entered the Building by Ian W Adbulla

 

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*Many thanks to the friends and supporters of Overland’s 2016 Subscriberthon!

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