Published in Overland Issue 214 Autumn 2014 Uncategorized Issue 214 Editorial team Contents Regulars Jacinda Woodhead – Editorial Alison Croggon Mel Campbell Giovanni Tiso Stephen Wright Contributors FEATURES Avan Judd Stallard Welcome to Curtin Working in a detention centre BJ Thomason A slippery bastard The many legends of Breaker Morant Jeff sparrow ‘Cats are out, sloths are in’ What’s the point of fact-checking? Andrew Nette A proletarian James Bond? Spy novels in the Soviet Bloc Claire Corbett The last space waltz? Saying goodbye to space travel Brendan Keogh On video game criticism A letter to Susan Sontag Jill Jolliffe A new thalidomide? The health costs of forced adoption Ira Lightman & Anthony Hayes Is plagiarism wrong? A debate FICTION Jennifer Mills – Fancy cuts: an introduction Josephine Rowe A small cleared space Kate Hall Little quiet one Anthony Panegyres Submerging Ben Walter What fear was POETRY Peter Minter Judge’s report: 2013 Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize MYLES GOUGH First place: topography Andrew Watts Second place: Lagrange Mitchell Welch Third place: Stanwell Tops ILLUSTRATIONS Murtaza Ali Jafari Ben Juers Lee Lai Megan cope Michael Hawkins Frances Howe Joanna Anderson COVER ART Ingo Giezendanner 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 6 February 20236 February 2023 Aboriginal Australia Winaga-li Gunimaa Gali: listen, hear, think, understand from our sacred Mother Earth and our Water Winaga-li Gunimaa Gali Collective To winaga-li, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi people must be able to access Gunimaa. They must be able to connect and re-connect. Over 160 years of colonisation has privileged intensive agriculture, grazing and heavily extractive water management regimes, enabled by imposed property regimes and governance systems. Gunimaa and Gali still experience the violent repercussions of these processes, including current climate changes which are exacerbating impacts, as droughts become longer, floods and heat extremes become more intense, and climatic zones shift, impacting on species’ viability and biodiversity. 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 3 February 20233 February 2023 Fiction Fiction | Romeo and Juliet II: Haunted rentals Georgia Symons The hauntings are actually quite flamboyant here, though. Yeah, come in, come in. Not like my friend Moya’s house—it just has a tool shed that sometimes isn’t there and that’s it. So boring. Yes, you can keep your shoes on.