Final day to show Overland some love

This is it – one final appeal to you, dear reader, to put your spare $$ where your love is and take out a subscription sometime in the next few hours. In return, you’ll go into the prize draw for all our mind-blowing prizes.

What does a subscription to Overland get you (in addition to possibly many fantastic prizes)?

Our standard sub ($60 full, $45 unwaged) will save you at least 25% on the cover price, and you’ll get 12 months of superb and provocative literary writing – that’s four print issues delivered straight to your door and the daily online magazine at – as well as invitations to subscriber events, other opportunities and giveaways, and a very good feeling about yourself, and the future of literary culture.

Why subscribe?

Overland is not a publication that panders. We are vocal and necessary and argumentative. We’ll make you think, we’ll challenge you, we’ll move you – and in our pages you’ll read things you disagree with. As one subscriber wrote to us just yesterday, ‘Every now and then I want to throw Overland across the room – which I consider a brilliant thing.’

Which reminds us of something Christos Tsiolkas said: ‘Overland reminds me that some of the best Australian writing – fiction and nonfiction – emerges from the history and struggle of ideas. Issue after issue, at its best, I am reminded that such questioning and probing is vigorous and exciting – that even when I am arguing with a contributor, I am engaged in a rigorous, exciting conversation.’

Overland: writing you love and writing you hate.

Today is your last chance to win prizes by committing to a magazine that believes another world, a better world, is possible.

So friends, declare your love not in words, but in subscriptions.

Subscribe today and go in the running for:

Stage and page: the Final Day Prize


Includes a subscription to The Saturday Paper, tickets to Melbourne Theatre Company productions and Wheeler Centre events, a complete collection of Gargouille, coffee, chocolate, books, magazines + more!

And these mind-blowing Major Prizes

Major Prize 1: Books and the Bay

Major Prize 1


Includes a lovely trip to Byron Bay and the Byron Writers Festival, a three-month coffee subscription to Wide Open Road, full collection of Cordite Books (Series One and Two), a Scribe Publications collection (of ten books!), plus wine, chocolate and more!

Major Prize 2: Emerging artist’s bike camp



Includes a Sam Wallman cartooning workshop for you and four friends, a short story critique by Overland fiction editor Jennifer Mills, a Reid bike, a Text Publishing pack (of ten books, a tote bag, and 100 Text Classics Postcards!), a Voiceworks sub, a Lifted Brow pack (including all the must-have Brow books, t-shirts and five copies of the mag), copies of Going Down Swinging, a Pilot diary + more!

Major Prize 3: 2D or not 2D

(aka Screen dreams and painted scenes)

*canine not included

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Includes a beekeeping workshop, a three-month Cinema Nova pass, pet photography sessions (worth $399), a Nintendo Switch (the next thing in gaming) & Mario game, a Madman collection (of ten films!), a Scribe Publications collection (of ten books!), a Cinémathèque membership, a framed Nicky Minus original artwork + more!



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