Published 15 November 201816 November 2018 · Main Posts / Announcement / Subscriberthon 2018 We’re impressed you’ve held out so long – but it’s the second-last day of Subscriberthon 2018 Editorial team Today is the second-last day to subscribe to Overland and be in the running for prizes so incredible that you must really look at the full list to appreciate their spectacularness! Full list of Subsciberthon 2018 Prizes, including Major Prizes, Daily Prizes and Regional Prizes! So if you’ve been deliberating entering the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize or the Judith Wright Poetry Prize with a subscription, do so today for our discounted prize sub of $56 – and you’ll go into the prize draw! As will anyone who subscribes, renews, takes out a gift sub or donates before midnight tomorrow! Why subscribe to Overland? Because you love great literature, you want to be a part of a bigger cultural project, you politically care about the world, and you like being challenged! (After all, not even the editorial team agrees with everything we publish!) Whether it’s challenging your ideas of fiction and poetry or pushing you to see the world differently, Overland is the magazine for you. See Overland’s list of subscription options. Subscribe today to be in the running for the following prizes: Thursday (15 Nov): Five senses – the Judith Wright prize Selection of original Overlands (dating between 1954 and 1990) featuring the poetry of Judith Wright Double pass to Bangarra’s Dubboo – life of a songman Double pass to The Wheeler Centre’s ‘The show of the year’ One-year subscription to Crikey One-year subscription to Voiceworks One-year PBS (106.7 FM) membership Block of Loving Earth chocolate Bottle Noisy Ritual wine Black Moleskine notebook Copy Matters journal The following books, journals and collections: – Dumbo Feather issues 50–53 – Viva the Real by Jill Jones – Legacy by Julie Watts – Open Door by John Kinsella – The Butcherbird Stories by AS Patric – See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt – Milk Teeth by Rae White – The Water Bearer by Tracy Ryan – Melodrome by Marcelo Cohen – Flood Damages by Eunice Andrada – Saudade by Suneeta Peres da Costa 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 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 Take me to the subscription options at once! Thanks to our Subscriberthon 2018 Friends and Sponsors – we couldn’t do it without you <3 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. 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