Published in Overland Issue 217 Summer 2014 Uncategorized Issue 217 Editorial team REGULARS Jeff Sparrow – Editorial Alison Croggon Mel Campbell Stephen Wright Giovanni Tiso Contributors FEATURES Khalid Warsame The authentic writer self CAL–Connections essay series Christopher Scanlon Happiness™ The dark side of positive psychology Jennifer Down The end Overcoming grief Kirsten Tranter Go, little book On being reviewed Tony McKenna The politics of deduction The secret of Sherlock Holmes Michael Brull A tale of two settler colonies Australia and Israel compared SAFDAR AHMED The Refugee Art Project Drawing behind the wire John McLaren Bias Australian? Revisiting Overland’s early decades FICTION prizes Jennifer Mills VU prize judges’ report Paddy O’Reilly Story Wine prize judges’ report FICTION Madelaine Lucas Dog story Michelle Wright Late change Kyra Giorgi The circle and the equator Leah Swann That inward eye Ali Alizadeh Samira was a terrorist POETRY John KInsella Emily Stewart Tim Thorne Beth Spencer Ben Walter Phillip Hall Nathan Curnow Brendan McDougall Mark O’Flynn Dusk Dundler Cassandra Atherton Martin Kovan ILLUSTRATIONS Léuli Eshraghi Lily Mae Martin Fikaris Mahla Karimiyan Sam Wallman Merv Heers Madina sayar Anton Pulvirenti Alwy fadhel COVER ART Richard Lewer 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 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. 2 First published in Overland Issue 228 2 February 20233 February 2023 The university Deadly word games: universities and defining antisemitism Nick Riemer In a few weeks, Vice-Chancellors will be discussing a request by a group of federal politicians to endorse the latest weapon in Zionists’ longstanding bid to suppress criticism of Israeli apartheid on campus—the highly controversial definition of antisemitism produced by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Their decision will constitute a watershed moment for universities’ already somewhat threatened credibility as centres of independent analysis and truth-telling.