Published in Overland Issue 206 Autumn 2012 Uncategorized Issue 206 Editorial team 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. Contents Regulars Jacinda Woodhead − Editorial Alison Croggon Rjurik Davison Features 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 Fiction 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 Poetry 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 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. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 25 November 202225 November 2022 Poetry Poetry | Summer animal Jini Maxwell This summer I can feel myself turning back into an animal. I wake up early and seek out trees, walking through the expansive quiet of the park until the heat starts feeling sharp on my skin. I leave the blinds closed, so when I return home the building is dark and familiar, and as I shut the door behind me I feel a satisfaction I can only describe as territorial. First published in Overland Issue 228 24 November 202225 November 2022 Politics ‘Sir, please get me the Manager’: Brazil before and after Bolsonaro Guido Melo By then, although young in age, I already knew about those rituals of humiliation and how they were part of my Black family's lives. I also knew that surviving those daily interactions required putting my head down and following the instructions received with no hesitation. I must have had ‘the talk ‘with my parents when I was eight or nine. Life was just like that. Being Black in Brazil means living in a war. No one should ever go to war underprepared.