Published in Overland Issue Print Issue 199 Winter 2010 · Main Posts Issue 199 Rjurik Davidson Contents Regulars Rjurik Davidson − Editorial Correspondence Towards 200: Sean Scalmer and Jackie Dickenson − The march of the insider CAL—Art and Life: Zanny Begg − I don’t know much about revolution but I know what I like * Meanland: Emmett Stinson − The pirate code Essays Cate Kennedy − Driven to distraction Michael Hyde − Getting out of the boat Tad Tietze − The Greens, the crisis and the Left Thomas Caldwell − Some of the finest films Seb Prowse − Political treasures Andrew McCann − The eventfulness of Roberto Bolaño John McLaren − The forest and its undergrowth Maxine Clarke − White Australia has a blackface history (online only) Barry Scott − Giving writers a voice (online only) Poetry Prize Keri Glastonbury − Networked communities Derek Motion − forest hill Duncan Hose − SOUTHWEST | lyrebird Fiction Carmel Bird − Waiting for the green man A S Patric − Beckett & Son Reviews Pam Brown − Villain, Views of the Hudson, Beautiful Waste, Wimmera Tom Clark − Bendable Learnings Poetry Cameron Fuller − There’s a bomb on this train of thought Sue Watson − Brush turkey’s J K Murphy − Valley gutter John Kinsella − Resurrection Plants at Nookaminnie Rock π.o. − Gerry Gee / Ron Blaskett Adam Ford − Salt Josephine Rowe − The Man Who Shot Lions Amanda Surrey − the great ocean road Cover Zanny Begg Rjurik Davidson Rjurik Davidson is a writer, editor and speaker. Rjurik’s novel, The Stars Askew was released in 2016. Rjurik is a former associate editor of Overland magazine. He can be found at rjurik.com and tweets as @rjurikdavidson. More by Rjurik Davidson 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 25 May 202326 May 2023 · Main Posts The ‘Chinese question’ and colonial capitalism in New Gold Mountain Christy Tan SBS’s New Gold Mountain sets out to recover the history of the Gold Rush from the marginalised perspective of Chinese settlers but instead reinforces the erasure of Indigenous sovereignty. Although celebrated for its multilingual script and diverse representation, the mini-TV series ignores how the settlement of Chinese migrants and their recruitment into colonial capitalism consolidates the ongoing displacement of First Nations peoples. First published in Overland Issue 228 15 February 202322 February 2023 · Main Posts Self-translation and bilingual writing as a transnational writer in the age of machine translation Ouyang Yu To cut a long story short, it all boils down to the need to go as far away from oneself as possible before one realizes another need to come back to reclaim what has been lost in the process while tying the knot of the opposite ends and merging them into a new transformation.