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 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.