Published 19 December 20161 February 2017 · News / Announcement / Editing We need a guest fiction editor Editorial team Paid guest editorship Every year, Overland publishes several online editions showcasing work by new and emerging writers. An opportunity exists for an emerging editor to work on one of these online fiction editions, to be published in June 2017. Recent editions have included The Idea of Women and Ben Walter’s anti-/dis-/un-Australian issue, as well as editions edited by writer and academic Rachel Hennessy, writer and Lifted Brow fiction editor Khalid Warsame, writer and Affirm Press editor Kate Goldsworthy, and writer and Slow Canoe co-founder Oliver Driscoll. Natasha Batten’s upcoming fiction edition, Overland’s first for 2017, will be published in early April. The successful applicant will receive a payment of $500 to read a large number of submitted stories and to select four for online publication. The emerging editor will be an Overland subscriber with sufficient familiarity with the journal to curate writing that is appropriate. They will also have a demonstrable interest in contemporary fiction and will be capable of writing a short editorial to introduce the edition. As the fiction will be read and assessed online, the applicant can be based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. How to apply Please submit a brief CV (up to two pages), and one or two paragraphs as to why you are the right person for the position. Note: editors are welcome to suggest loose themes for their issues. (See, for example, the callout for the anti-/dis-/un-Australian or The Idea of Women issues.) Applications for this position close 11.59 pm, Sunday 5 February 2017. 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 23 January 202325 January 2023 · Announcement An announcement Editorial team In 2023, as we look towards our 250th edition and prepare for Overland’s 70th anniversary, we wish to make a tangible commitment to improve working conditions for our community, and ensure that whatever funding challenges we might face as a left-wing not-for-profit publisher are not passed on to our contributors. As such, we are proud to become the first publishers to sign onto the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance’s Freelance Charter, which affirms the rights and protections of freelance contributors. First published in Overland Issue 228 3 November 20227 November 2022 · News Subscriberthon 2022 Friends and Sponsors Editorial team Thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions to the 2022 Overland Subscriberthon!