Published in Overland Issue 216 Spring 2014 · Uncategorized Issue 216 Editorial team Contents Regulars Jeff Sparrow – Editorial Alison Croggon Mel Campbell Giovanni Tiso Stephen Wright Contributors FEATURES Laurie Penny Why I write Words against power JOHN MARNELL Imagined worlds Queer writing in Africa Various The future of magazines A survey of literary editors Rjurik Davidson On writer’s block What the blank page says about writing Hugo Race The crystal blitz, 1981 A memoir from post-punk Melbourne Barnaby Lewer Alternative spaces Utopian thought and the logic of capital Andrew Nette Disappeared in Laos What happened to Sombath Somphone? Dougal McNeill Migration, my nation! Poetry, world literature and resistance Shannon Woodcock Hope dies last Romani resistance to the Holocaust Jim Davidson Stephen’s vector The evolution of Overland’s founder FICTION Jennifer Mills – Fancy cuts: an introduction Christos Tsiolkas Petals Sarah Klenbort Into the woods Jacinda Woodhead Jellyfish POETRY Fiona Hile A portable crush Pam Brown Fading Collected melancholy Kate Fagan Thinking with things Ann Vickery Autumnal hook Keri Glastonbury Goodbye to all that Jill Jones Wind shadow 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 1 First published in Overland Issue 228 2 June 20232 June 2023 · Friday Poetry Three Chaingrass poems Catherine Vidler Three visual poems from Catherine Vidler's Chaingrass series. First published in Overland Issue 228 1 June 20231 June 2023 · Politics Turning peaceful protesters into criminals—again Evan Smith So the Summary Offences (Obstruction of Public Places) Bill 2023 has been passed by South Australia’s Legislative Assembly and will become law. Fifteen hours of debate in the upper house, led by the Greens and SA Best, could not overturn the bill that was reportedly rushed through the lower house in just twenty-two minutes a fortnight ago.