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 15 September 2023 · Friday Features Activating the poetic spirit as friendship John Kinsella I’ve always had the aching feeling that—as a text to be shared among friends and maybe eventually ‘enemies’—the soul-body dialogue poem is a way of arguing towards spiritual certainty in the face of earthly corruption and doubt. First published in Overland Issue 228 14 September 202314 September 2023 · Indigenous rights The ballot box does not translate ideology Jeanine Leane The Voice referendum is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the younger demographic to shape the future of the nation. Future generations of younger Australians will have to live with the outcome of October 14 for quite some time. If the referendum is defeated, it mean a nation was given the opportunity to recognise its First People and refused it.