SUBSCRIBERTHON – THE WEEKEND-2
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Subscriberthon 2018

Transmitting peace and prizes this Subscriberthon weekend

Welcome to our annual, week-long Subscriberthon! It’s a lovely time of year: there are many marvellous prizes to be won! And a splendid magazine to support! 

An annual subscription is just $60 full and $45 students/unwaged. Anyone who subscribes, renews, donates or gives a gift sub over the next week will go into the draw to win some truly terrific prizes, including bee-keeping workshops, artworks, writing retreats, holidays, VR goggles, wine, chocolate, much technology, pet photoshoots, videogame subs, poetry workshops – and galaxies of books and subscriptions.

Live collaborative transmissions across the universe

Community and arts organisations and collaborations are central to Overland – we wouldn’t be able to make and distribute the important work we do without support from, for instance, the National Union of Workers, who created and sponsor our $18,000 Fair Australia Prize, or The Lifted Brow, who demonstrate some of what’s possible when many folks with good ideas collaborate, or 3RRR FM, who keep the radio waves alive.

So it’s with great pleasure to say that our Subscriberthon weekend prize is made up of gifts from our fellow, like-minded, community-funded organisations.

Utopias are made by collectives coming together and creating something new and hopeful. Overland is fortunate to be in a literary and cultural landscape that loves and supports independent cinemas like Cinema Nova, lit mags like The Lifted Brow, and unions – because there is no community or future without collective struggle.

In that vein, treat yourself this weekend by taking out a joint subscription or a joint gift subscription with another journal, and double your cultural commitment in the process. You’ll still go in the running for all our prizes, and you’ll make you or someone else you love or someone you like who loves literature, happy and tuned-in.

A stellar list of joint subscriptions

Southerly is Australia’s oldest literary magazine. Launched in 1939, it continues to build a bridge between the academy and the garret, and to further the literary imagination. A joint subscription is only $114.50.

Westerly has been shaping Australian literature from the west coast since 1956. The magazine covers literature and culture throughout the world, but maintains a special emphasis on Australia, particularly Western Australia, and the Asian region. Perthlings, show some home-ground loyalty with a join Overland & Westerly subscription of just $96.

Meanjin is one of Overland’s oldest friends and sporting competitors. This quarterly reflects the breadth of contemporary thinking, be it on literature, other art forms, or the broader issues of the times. For the special rate of $121, you’ll get eight issues a year and a warm feeling.

The Lifted Brow offers experiments in reading and writing – always challenging its readers, always breaking the mould. (Do yourself a favour and also check out their range of their excellent books.) Subscribe to both magazines for a mere $110 a year.

Griffith Review is a themed, agenda-setting quarterly based in Queensland. It publishes a mix of essays, memoir, reportage, short fiction and poetry by pre-eminent writers. With a joint $126 subscription, you’ll have all your big-topic reading covered for the next twelve months.

Since 1979, the Tasmanian-based Island has been one of Australia’s leading literary magazines. Today, the publication is a print-only quarterly of ideas, writing, culture and art. You can take out an Overland & Island joint subscription for $100.

A friend to writers, books and the arts, Australian Book Review publishes ten issues a year filled with first-rate commentary, reviews and essays on all things cultural. A joint subscription costs $130 – that’s fourteen issues in total!

Today’s prize:

Subscriberthon Weekend: Live transmission

Double pass to The Wheeler Centre’s ‘The show of the year’

10 x admit one Cinema Nova passes

One-year subscription to Crikey

Luxury pillowcase from Fictional Objects

One amazing 3RRR pack, including:

– Black RRR tee

– Copy of Radio City (history of RRR)

– Warner Corner CD

– Used and Recorded Vol 2

– Used and Recorded Vol 3

– RRRewind in the Chapel

– Black RRR baby romper

– Women’s red RRR tee

– Kids grey RRR tee

– Kids Oslo RRR tee

– Black youth RRR hoodie

TLB pack, including back issues of The Lifted Brow, and the following Brow books:

– Balancing Acts: Women in Sport edited by Justin Wolfers with Erin Riley

– The Best of The Lifted Brow Volume 2

– Law School by Benjamin Law and Jenny Phang

The following titles:

– The Plotters by Un-su Kim

– Siren by Rachel Matthews

– Hugh Stretton Selected Writings

– Neon Pilgrim by Lisa Dempster

– The Coves by David Whish-Wilson

– Spinifex & Sunflowers by Avan Judd Stallard

– What the Light Reveals by Mick McCoy

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

 

See our full list of Subscriberthon Prizes,
including these four Major Prizes

(anyone who subscribes, renews or donates by 16 November goes into the running for these)

Major Prize One: The apple of my eye

Three-day holiday in Launceston, including:

– Tickets to Mona Foma (18–20 January 2019)
– Return flights (from anywhere in Australia)
– Two nights accommodation

3-month coffee subscription from Wide Open Road

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

2 x bottles of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Pair of luxury pillowcases from Fictional Objects

Copy Matters journal

Better Read Than Dead book pack, including:

– One Hundred Years of Dirt by Rick Morton

– Pretend I’m Dead by Jen Beagin

– Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

– Sharp by Michelle Dean

– To Obama by Jeanne Marie Laskas

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Major Prize Two: Rooms of one’s own
– a woman writer’s prize

The Billabong Writer’s Cottage

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A one-week writing retreat at the Billabong Writer’s Cottage in Western Sydney. Think idyllic cottage,  stocked with essentials upon arrival – the perfect quiet place to work on your novel or collection! (Courtesy of Judyth Emanuel)

A poetry workshop for you and five members of your writing group/community; to be facilitated by Overland poetry editor Toby Fitch in Melbourne or Sydney in early 2019

Scrivener writing software – ‘everything you need to start writing and keep writing’

Pair of luxury pillowcases from Fictional Objects

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

TLB pack, including back issues of The Lifted Brow, and the following Brow books:

– Balancing Acts: Women in Sport edited by Justin Wolfers with Erin Riley

– The Best of The Lifted Brow Volume 2

– Law School by Benjamin Law and Jenny Phang

The following books:

– The Bridge by Enza Gandolfo

– Rebellious Daughters edited by Maria Katsonis and Lee Kofman

– Man Out of Time by Stephanie Bishop

– The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley

– A Girls’ Guide to Persona Hygiene by Tallulah Pomeroy

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

– Summer Fit All Year Round by Sally Fitzgibbons

– The Yoga Body by Lola Berry

– Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

– Melodrome by Marcelo Cohen

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Major Prize Three: The future is already here
– and now evenly distributed

Oculus Go standalone VR headset

Google Home Hub (the new Google assistant/talking internet that comes with a screen)

12-month subscription to Humble Bundle Monthly (a curated selection of games emailed to you each month)

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

2 x bottles of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

Padre coffee (500 grams) and Devouring Melbourne by Monique Bayer

A selection of excellent books:

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– Freeman’s Power by John Freeman (Ed.)

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

– Man Out of Time by Stephanie Bishop

– Less by Andrew Sean Greer

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Major Prize Four: Drawing out the details

*canine not included

Physical, an original artwork by Laura Frances Wills (guest artist for Overland 229)

Digital sketch pad (specifically, a Wacom Intuos Small with Bluetooth)

A Frog Dog Studio shoot (worth $399). Includes 1 x pet photography session for up to two dogs of the same household and a 8 x 10 fine art print

Padre coffee (500 grams) and Devouring Melbourne by Monique Bayer

Double pass La Mama Theatre with drinks

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

2 x bottles of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

Gargouille issues 1–8 – The story so far

A selection of excellent books:

– A Girls’ Guide to Persona Hygiene by Tallulah Pomeroy

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– I Think, Therefore I Draw by Daniel Klein & Thomas Cathcart

– The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

– 1001 Whiskies You Must Try Before You Die by Dominic Roskrow

– Home – Drawings by Syrian Children edited by Ben Quilty

– Lonely Planet’s The Cities Book

– Lonely Planet’s Wild World

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Need more Mountain Goat prize – includes voucher for Mountain Goat Brewery & Bar in Richmond (two pots, two sliders and one pizza) and six-pack of Summer Ale

 

Thanks to our Subscriberthon 2018 Friends and Sponsors
– we couldn’t do it without you <3

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