Published in Overland Issue 230 Autumn 2018 · Uncategorized Issue 230 Editorial team REGULARS Editorial 2 giovanni tiso 11 alison croggon 38 mel campbell 70 Contributors 94 FEATURES tony birch 3 Rise from this grave Stolenwealth and sovereignty Georgina Woods 13 Myth and consequence Through the lens of climate time Jennifer Mills 20 Swimming with aliens Diving in Whyalla ben brooker 40 ‘I’m afraid something might be coming’ On climate grief nicole curby 66 limbo A portrait of Jafar Jane rawson 72 One plot, at most The Australian short story Brigid Magner 78 From Grenfell to Gulgong and back The enduring appeal of Henry Lawson Jago Dodson 88 on track to utopia Re-imagining cities fiction prize Nic Low, Jennifer Mills, & ryan O’neill 33 Judges’ notes Laura Elvery 34 unspooling First place Fiction Farzaneh Pishro 48 an endless night liz allan 53 The light of things long buried rebecca slater 57 the cricket bat AS 60 locked poetry prize Ali Cobby Eckermann & toby fitch 26 judges’ notes evelyn araluen 27 Guarded by birds First place rae white 29 what even r u? Second place evelyn araluen 31 dropbear poetics Third place poetry fiona hile 85 liptrap chris brown 86 lights of home jill jones 87 Mouth form flower artwork Charlotte Allingham Guest artist issue 230: cover, illustrations pages 48, 53, 57, 60 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 8 June 2023 · Technology ‘AI’ and the quest to redefine workers’ autonomy Rob Horning The phrase artificial intelligence is a profoundly ideological way to characterise automation technologies. It is an expression of the general tendency to discuss technologies as though they were ‘powerful’ in and of themselves—as if power weren’t a relative measure of the different capacities and prerogatives of social classes. First published in Overland Issue 228 7 June 2023 · Housing Taking the Rat King on tour Murdoch Stephens Late last year, Renters United and I joined together to make a new version of Rat King Landlord that would be free to renters. I had been aware of Renters United for about four years when the book came out and I loved what they were up to. Whenever the weird logic of property speculation got air time, Renters United would be there talking about the real impact on people. We were faced with two challenges: where to get the funds to make a few thousand copies, and how to make sure the copies didn’t just sit in our garages getting damp.