Published in Overland Issue 202 Autumn 2011 · Main Posts Issue 202 Jeff Sparrow Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow − Editorial Correspondence Alison Croggon Essays Guy Rundle − ‘Open-eyed conspiracy his time doth take’ Wendy Bacon − Being free by acting free Rjurik Davidson − Imagining new worlds Bob Gosford − ‘They took our culture — now there is no law’ Alexis Wright − Talking about tomorrow Patricia Gillespie − [In]Dignity CAL–Connections essay: David Donaldson − Masculinity and the homosexual advance defence • Meanland: Caroline Hamilton − The exposure economy Focus Shaun Tan Poetry Prize • Peter Minter − Judge’s report K A Nelson − Chorus of crows Fiction Kalinda Ashton − Simpler than that Helen Dinmore − Unplugged Clare Strahan − Finders keepers Poetry Jennifer Compton − I Came Home with the Shopping Jane Gibian − tidemark John Kinsella − Survey Davide Angelo − Untitled Stuart Cooke − Ash-brie’s Old Blue Kevin Gillam − the purpling Michael Farrell − The Influence of Lorca in the Outback Reviews Justin Clemens – Being caught dead Cover Shaun Tan − detail from The Reader, 2010 • Supported by Copyright Agency Limited Cultural Fund • Supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation Jeff Sparrow Jeff Sparrow is a Walkley Award-winning writer, broadcaster and former editor of Overland. More by Jeff Sparrow › 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.