Published in Overland Issue 211 Winter 2013 · Teaser / Writing Peregrinus Requiescat Warwick Newnham Peregrinus Requiescat [A stranger may repose] Top of Form “Like the fly pest in summer time, it simply had to come…” – FLGOFF (later FLTLT) John Harvey ‘Jack’ Newnham, RAAF WOP/AG No 418163. b. 26 Feb 22, Wangaratta,Vic. 454 Sqn – 24 Jun 44 -– 1 May 45. Warwick Newnham Warwick Newnham was born in Melbourne in 1965 and whisked away from his mother as part of the white stolen generation, when unwed mothers were stripped of their children. He has travelled extensively in Asia, the Americas and Japan and speaks market-place Indonesian with some fluency. He lives in Brisbane with his partner and two blue heelers. More by Warwick Newnham › 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 3 First published in Overland Issue 228 26 May 20238 June 2023 · Writing garramilla/Darwin Lulu Houdini We sit in East Point Reserve and look at how the gidjaas, green ants, make globe-like homes out of the leaves — connected edges with fibrous tissue that I later learn is faithful silk. Safe inside. Why isn’t it safe outside? I pick up the plastic around this circular lake cause this is the way […] 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 23 February 202324 February 2023 · Writing From work to text, and back again: ChatGPT and the (new) death of the author Rob Horning Generative models extinguish the dream that Barthes’s Death of the Author articulates by fulfilling it. Their ‘tissue of signs’ seems less like revolution and more like the fear that AI will create a recursive postmodern nightmare world of perpetual sameness that we will all accept because we no longer remember otherwise or how to create an alternative.