Issue 195

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OVERLAND 195
winter 2009

ISBN 978-0-9805346-2-7
published 21 May 2009
Germaine Greer on Kevin Rudd, things fall apart in Afghanistan, writers against climate change, and much more.

Contents

Regulars

Jeff Sparrow -Editorial

Essays

Germaine Greer – Waiting in vain
John Martinkus – Things fall apart
Clare Wright – A lover and a fighter
Andrew Macrae – Alternative worlds
Lihong Su – Wong Da-niang
Myke Bartlett – The sounds of silence
Hugo Race – Four scenes with Mario Merola
Subhash Jaireth – Waiting for Stalin
Laurie Hergenhan – Behind the scenes with Xavier Herbert

Susan Lever
Empty celebration?
Ken Gelder – Response

Focus: Writers Against Climate Change

David Spratt – Unstoppable fury
Sharon Beder – Industry conjurers
Tim Lambert – An inconvenient blog

Fiction

Miranda Siemienowicz – Penthouse
Kristel Thornell – Cabin fever
Laurie Clancy – Eleven things I know about my brother
Andrew Fuhrmann (online only) Lucent fruit [PDF]

Reviews

Tali Lavi – Journals
Heather Taylor Johnson – Poetry
Rowan Cahill (online only) – Immigrant tales

Judith Wright Poetry Prize

Sarah-Jane Norman – Eurycleia (iv)
Astrid Lorangeyou dropped the tea tray

Poetry

Pam BrownNo worries
Nathan Curnow
MiasmasFumigation
Thomas Lee
Plateau
Graham Rowlands
Reading this, reading that
Peter O’Mara
the awful rowing towards God
Briohny Doyle
- Without events//