Published in Overland Issue 223 Winter 2016 Uncategorized Issue 223 Editorial team REGULARS Editorial – Jacinda Woodhead Natalie Harkin Mel Campbell Giovanni Tiso Alison Croggon Contributors FEATURES Sisonke Msimang End of the rainbow The Fallists and contemporary South Africa Natalie Kon-yu ‘A testicular hit-list of literary big cats’ Sexist values in literary culture Stuart Glover Getting on the same page Where to for arts funding? Sarah Burnside Science is golden Just not in Australia Olivier Jutel The political logic of desire On Antipodean conservatism Jay Carmichael Smalltown boy Coming out in an unsafe school Dean Biron The gun Life as a Queensland detective nakata brophy charmaine papertalk-green, toby fitch, katherine firth Nakata Brophy Prize report ellen van neerven First place: Expert FICTION Claudia Salazar Jiménez Translated by Elizabeth Bryer Letter to Salvador Ben Walter It’s all happening here Ellena Savage Postscript POETRY susie orpen Still dreaming shale preston Luminosity Philip Hammial Cautionary tales ouyang yu Their talk Fiona Wright There is repetition And they are angry Leif Mahoney Night pieces elliptic ecliptic Chris Mansell Quads 17–19 paul chicharo Transcendental mathematics Anna ryan-punch pseudonyms for women ARTWORK Savina Hopkins Guest artist issue 223: cover; illustrations on pages 4, 58, 65, 68 Brent Stegeman All other artwork 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 28 November 202229 November 2022 Film Noirvember at the movies: on the pleasures of personal curation Eloise Ross Watching noir all month, in its many transcontinental variants from the past eighty-odd years, really is a fantastic thing to do. I’m finding connections between films that aren’t obvious, or that might not appear to me without the benefit of such programming and framing. First published in Overland Issue 228 25 November 202228 November 2022 Poetry Poetry | Summer animal Jini Maxwell This summer I can feel myself turning back into an animal. I wake up early and seek out trees, walking through the expansive quiet of the park until the heat starts feeling sharp on my skin. I leave the blinds closed, so when I return home the building is dark and familiar, and as I shut the door behind me I feel a satisfaction I can only describe as territorial.