Published 31 August 20183 October 2018 · Events / Announcement / Main Posts 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 10 November 202311 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the final day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s most important members get to have their say Editorial Team BORIS A quick guide to another year of Overland, from your trusty feline, Boris. I liked the ginger cat story, though it made my human cry. I liked the talking cat, too, but I’m definitely in the “not wasting my time learning to talk” camp. But reading is good. And writing is fun, though it’s been challenging […] 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 9 November 20239 November 2023 · Subscriberthon 2023 On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, Overland’s co-chief editor Evelyn Araluen speaks truth to power Editorial Team To my friends and comrades, I’m not sure if there’s language to communicate how this last month has utterly changed me. This time a few weeks ago the busyness and chaos of bricolage arts and academic labour had so efficiently distracted me from my anxiety about the upcoming referendum that I forgot to prepare myself for its inevitable conclusion.