31 August 20183 October 2018 Main Posts / Announcement / Events Overland at the National Young Writers’ Festival Editorial team Check out the Overland events at the National Young Writers’ Festival! Taking place in Newcastle from 27 until 30 September. Workshop: from pitch to publication 10.30am–12pm Saturday 29 September Elderly Citizens Centre, Newcastle Overland’s deputy editor Sian Vate and publicity officer Rachael McGuirk will take you through the process of getting published, from writing a stellar pitch to seeing your words on the page. Get the inside scope on what the editors are looking for, and gain a deeper understanding on the political importance of literary journals. Panel: the good, the bad, and the hot takes 3–4pm Saturday 29 September Newcastle City Library Are there too many opinions these days? What makes a good one when it comes to cultural criticism? Overland’s Rachael McGuirk joins three writers who will share their insights on how to break through the noise. Panel: writers as workers 12–1pm Sunday 30 September Watt Space Gallery Join Overland’s Sian Vate for a frank discussion with Jess Cockerill, Kayla MacGillivray and Marisa Wikramanayake on the labour, and labour rights, of those working in the arts, and how to approach an industry built on labours of love. Check out the whole NYWF program. 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 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Judith Wright Poetry Prize. First published in Overland Issue 228 24 February 202317 March 2023 Main Posts Final Results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize Editorial Team Overland, the judges and the Malcolm Robertson Foundation are thrilled to announce the final results of the 2022 Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize.