Issue 206

autumn 2012

ISBN 978-0-9871301-3-6

published 19 March 2012

A mysterious death in Melbourne’s west, the European meltdown, the 2011 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize and much more.



Jacinda Woodhead − Editorial

Alison Croggon

Rjurik Davison


Michael Green – Between two oceans
Death in Footscray

Tariro Mavondo – The dangers of a single story
CAL Connections: living black in white Australia

Jeff Sharlet – The five books of my apocalypse
Writing and Occupy Wall Street

Mike Beggs – Occupy abundance
Are Australians too rich to protest?

Richard Seymour – The European meltdown
Crisis across the continent

Hugo J Race – Blood and chocolate
Keeping it together in Brazil

Robert Darby – Another other Victorian
George Drysdale, a forgotten sex pioneer

Benjamin Laird – CEOS, authors and white-collar work
Meanland: computers and class struggle


James Bradley – The inconvenient dead

SJ Finn – Tractor tractor

Paul Dawson – Australian Academic

Poetry Prize

Peter Minter – 2011 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize
Judge’s report

Joel Ephraims – rock candy


Toby Fitch – Sonar

Kerry Leves – Constant companion

Corey Wakeling – My Hounds

Fiona Wright – Sunday poem

Jessica L Wilkinson – Breathless

Mathew Abbott – california | nevada | new mexico

Mark Mordue – Mayfield Blues



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