Published in Overland Issue 218 Autumn 2015 · Uncategorized Issue 218 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 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. First published in Overland Issue 228 31 May 202331 May 2023 · Film In Memoriam: Kenneth Anger’s cinematic incantations Eloise Ross ‘Making a movie is casting a spell,’ said Kenneth Anger about his lifelong profession, his unique and spectacular talent, his very own dark magic. That certainly describes how I was lured into his realm. There was a time in my life where I would watch Anger’s seven-minute film Rabbit’s Moon basically on repeat, infatuated by its blue-tinted images of a sprightly harlequin dancing around a clearing and calling silently to the moon. It was poetry.