Prizes

Subscriberthon 2018: Prizes

Subscribe to support progressive literary culture for another year – and for the chance to win some of the magnificent prizes below.

**Huge thanks to the Friends and Supporters of this year’s Subscriberthon! Read about them and their work.**

Major Prizes

Major Prize One: The apple of my eye

Three-day holiday in Launceston, including:

– Tickets to Mona Foma (18–20 January 2019)
– Return flights (from anywhere in Australia)
– Two nights accommodation

3-month coffee subscription from Wide Open Road

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

2 x bottles of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Pair of luxury pillowcases from Fictional Objects

Copy Matters journal

Better Read Than Dead book pack, including:

– One Hundred Years of Dirt by Rick Morton

– Pretend I’m Dead by Jen Beagin

– Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

– Sharp by Michelle Dean

– To Obama by Jeanne Marie Laskas

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Major Prize Two: Rooms of one’s own
– a woman writer’s prize

The Billabong Writer’s Cottage

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A one-week writing retreat at the Billabong Writer’s Cottage in Western Sydney. Think idyllic cottage,  stocked with essentials upon arrival – the perfect quiet place to work on your novel or collection! (Courtesy of Judyth Emanuel)

A poetry workshop for you and five members of your writing group/community; to be facilitated by Overland poetry editor Toby Fitch in Melbourne or Sydney in early 2019

Scrivener writing software – ‘everything you need to start writing and keep writing’

Pair of luxury pillowcases from Fictional Objects

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

TLB pack, including back issues of The Lifted Brow, and the following Brow books:

– Balancing Acts: Women in Sport edited by Justin Wolfers with Erin Riley

– The Best of The Lifted Brow Volume 2

– Law School by Benjamin Law and Jenny Phang

The following books:

– The Bridge by Enza Gandolfo

– Rebellious Daughters edited by Maria Katsonis and Lee Kofman

– Man Out of Time by Stephanie Bishop

– The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley

– A Girls’ Guide to Persona Hygiene by Tallulah Pomeroy

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

– Summer Fit All Year Round by Sally Fitzgibbons

– The Yoga Body by Lola Berry

– Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

– Melodrome by Marcelo Cohen

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Major Prize Three: The future is already here
– and now evenly distributed

Oculus Go standalone VR headset (allowing 3D experiences from your own living room)

Google Home Hub (the new Google assistant/talking internet that comes with a screen)

12-month subscription to Humble Bundle Monthly (a curated selection of games emailed to you each month)

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

2 x bottles of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

Padre coffee (500 grams) and Devouring Melbourne by Monique Bayer

A selection of excellent books:

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– Freeman’s Power by John Freeman (Ed.)

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

– Man Out of Time by Stephanie Bishop

– Less by Andrew Sean Greer

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Major Prize Four: Drawing out the details

*canine not included

Physical, an original artwork by Laura Frances Wills (guest artist for Overland 229)

Digital sketch pad (specifically, a Wacom Intuos Small with Bluetooth)

A Frog Dog Studio shoot (worth $399). Includes 1 x pet photography session for up to two dogs of the same household and a 8 x 10 fine art print

Padre coffee (500 grams) and Devouring Melbourne by Monique Bayer

Double pass La Mama Theatre with drinks

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

2 x bottles of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

Gargouille issues 1–8 – The story so far

A selection of excellent books:

– A Girls’ Guide to Persona Hygiene by Tallulah Pomeroy

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– I Think, Therefore I Draw by Daniel Klein & Thomas Cathcart

– The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams

– 1001 Whiskies You Must Try Before You Die by Dominic Roskrow

– Home – Drawings by Syrian Children edited by Ben Quilty

– Lonely Planet’s The Cities Book

– Lonely Planet’s Wild World

New limited edition Overland tote and t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Need more Mountain Goat prize – includes voucher for Mountain Goat Brewery & Bar in Richmond (two pots, two sliders and one pizza) and six-pack of Summer Ale

Daily Prizes

Friday (9 Nov): Life is peaceful there

Double pass to La Mama with drinks

One-year subscription to Crikey

Bee Sustainable workshop

2 x tickets for the Sun Theatre in Yarraville

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The following books and journals:

– Dumbo Feather issues 50–53

– Ironbark by Jay Carmichael

– Melodrome by Marcelo Cohen

– A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists by Jane Rawson

– Dunera Lives A Visual History by Ken Inglis, Seumas Spark and Jay Winter with Carol Bunyan

– Bee AGSkills: A Practical Guide to Farm Skills

– Low Carb, Healthy Fat by Pete Evans

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

The weekend: Live transmission

Double pass to The Wheeler Centre’s ‘The show of the year’

10 x admit one Cinema Nova passes

One-year subscription to Crikey

Luxury pillowcase from Fictional Objects

One amazing 3RRR pack, including:

– Black RRR tee

– Copy of Radio City (history of RRR)

– Warner Corner CD

– Used and Recorded Vol 2

– Used and Recorded Vol 3

– RRRewind in the Chapel

– Black RRR baby romper

– Women’s red RRR tee

– Kids grey RRR tee

– Kids Oslo RRR tee

– Black youth RRR hoodie

TLB pack, including back issues of The Lifted Brow, and the following Brow books:

– Balancing Acts: Women in Sport edited by Justin Wolfers with Erin Riley

– The Best of The Lifted Brow Volume 2

– Law School by Benjamin Law and Jenny Phang

The following titles:

– The Plotters by Un-su Kim

– Siren by Rachel Matthews

– Hugh Stretton Selected Writings

– Neon Pilgrim by Lisa Dempster

– The Coves by David Whish-Wilson

– Spinifex & Sunflowers by Avan Judd Stallard

– What the Light Reveals by Mick McCoy

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Monday (12 Nov): Right words – the Stephen Murray-Smith Prize

Selection of foundational Overlands (1954–1975) edited by Stephen Murray-Smith

One-year subscription to Crikey

One-year subscription to Jacobin

One year digital subscription to The Monthly

$30 voucher for North Melbourne Books

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The following titles:

– The Earth Does Not Get Fat by Julia Prendergast

– Half the Perfect World by Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

– Man Out of Time by Stephanie Bishop

– Darlinghurst Funeral Rites by Mark Mordue

– Monkey Grip by Helen Garner

– The Hunter and other stories of men by David Cohen

– The River in the Sky by Clive James

– Everyday Ethics by Dr Simon Longstaff

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Tuesday (13 Nov): The truth is out there

$100 voucher for the 2019 Melbourne International Film Festival

One-year subscription to Crikey

One-year membership to Books+Publishing

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The following books, journals and collections:

– Trigger Warnings by Jeff Sparrow

– Passage by Kate Middleton

– Antidote to a Curse by James Cristina

– Island off the Coast of Asia by Clinton Fernades

– Antipodean Perspective: Selected writings of Bernard Smith edited by Rex Butler and Sheridan Palmer

– Room to Dream by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna

– Europe by Tim Flannery

– Speaking Up by Gillian Triggs

– Mad Boy by Nick Arvin

– Deep Time Dreaming by Billy Griffiths

– Elections Matter edited by Benjamin T Jones, Frank Bongiorno and John Uhr

– GriffithReview 61: Who We Are

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Wednesday (14 Nov): I’m ready for my close-up

$100 Miss Gertrude Hairdressers voucher

Luxury pillowcase from Fictional Objects

One-year subscription to Crikey

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle of Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

A selection of Pan Macmillan children’s sticker books, in addition to ten amazing books:

– Close to Home Selected Writings by Alice Pung

– Man Out of Time by Stephanie Bishop

– Yummy Easy Quick by Matt Preston

– The Better Son by Katherine Johnson

– From the Wreck by Jane Rawson

– A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer

– The Word by William Lane

– The uncollected plays of Shaun Micallef

– Hugh Stretton – Selected Writings

– First Person by Richard Flanagan

A Cordite collection

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Thursday (15 Nov): Five senses – the Judith Wright prize

Selection of original Overlands (dating between 1954 and 1990) featuring the poetry of Judith Wright

Double pass to Bangarra’s Dubboo – life of a songman

Double pass to The Wheeler Centre’s ‘The show of the year’

One-year subscription to Crikey

One-year PBS (106.7 FM) membership

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The following books, journals and collections:

– Dumbo Feather issues 50–53

– Viva the Real by Jill Jones

– Legacy by Julie Watts

– Open Door by John Kinsella

– The Butcherbird Stories by AS Patric

– See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

– Milk Teeth by Rae White

– The Water Bearer by Tracy Ryan

– Melodrome by Marcelo Cohen

– Flood Damages by Eunice Andrada

– Saudade by Suneeta Peres da Costa

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Final Day (Friday 16 Nov): We’re leaving together

Double pass to The Wheeler Centre’s ‘The show of the year’

One-year subscription to Voiceworks

One-year subscription (print + digital) to n+1

10 x admit one Cinema Nova passes

The Son DVD (Series 1)

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Bottle Noisy Ritual wine

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The following excellent books:

– Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White

– Injury Time by Clive James

– Less by Andrew Sean Greer

– The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa Ashley

– Trigger Warnings by Jeff Sparrow

– The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley

– The Strays by Emily Bitto

– The Energy Guide by Dr Libby Weaver

– Martha’s Flowers by Martha Stewart with Kevin Sharkey

– Coach Fitz by Tom Lee

– Saudade by Suneeta Peres da Costa

New limited edition Overland tote. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Regional Prizes

ACT

One-year ACT Writers Centre membership

One-year digital subscription to ABR

One-year subscription to Southerly

Series of recent issues of Going Down Swinging

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following books and journals:

– Kings of the Road by Toby Hagon and Bruce Newton

– Half the Perfect World by Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

– Less by Andrew Sean Greer

– Alice Pung on John Marsden

– The Fireflies of Autumn by Moreno Giovannoni

New South Wales

One-year NSW Writers Centre membership

One-year subscription to Meanjin

Double pass to Griffin Theatre Company’s Dead Cat Bounce

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following books and journals:

– Ironbark by Jay Carmichael

– Reaching One Thousand by Rachel Robertson

– What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

– Capital Volume One by Anthony Macris

– Keeping it Off by Michelle Bridges

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Northern Territory

One-year subscription to Island magazine

One-year membership to NT WritersCentre

Series of recent issues of Going Down Swinging

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

Series of recent issues of Going Down Swinging

TLB pack, including back issues of The Lifted Brow, and the following Brow books:

– Balancing Acts: Women in Sport edited by Justin Wolfers with Erin Riley

– The Best of The Lifted Brow Volume 2

– Law School by Benjamin Law and Jenny Phang

The following titles:

– The Green Bell by Paula Keogh

– Matryoshka by Katherine Johnson

– A White Hot Flame: Mary Montgomerie Bennett by Sue Taffe

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Queensland

One-year Queensland Writers Centre membership

One-year subscription to Island magazine

$50 Readings gift voucher

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following books and journals:

– Less by Andrew Sean Greer

– Island off the Coast of Asia by Clinton Fernades

– The Doctor’s Diet by Dr Sandro Demaio

– Going Down Swinging issues 37, 38

– A White Hot Flame: Mary Montgomerie Bennett by Sue Taff

– Coach Fitz by Tom Lee

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

South Australia

One-year subscription to Crikey

One-year subscription to Westerly

One-year subscription to Kill Your Darlings

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following books and journals:

– Erik Jensen on Kate Jennings

– Riding the Trains in Japan by Patrick Holland

– Matryoshka by Katherine Johnson

– Relatively Famous by Roger Averill

– Great Western Highway by Anthony Macris

– Afternoons with Harvey Beam by Carrie Cox

– The everlasting Sunday by Robert Lukins

– The Apology by Ross Watkins

– Going Down Swinging issues 37, 38

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Tasmania

One-year subscription to Crikey

One-year subscription to Griffith Review

Series of recent issues of Going Down Swinging

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following eight titles:

– A Superior Spectre by Angela Meyer

– Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know by Colm Tóibín

– What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

– The Biographer’s Lover by Ruby J Murray

– The Lucky Galah by Tracy Sorensen

– Elections Matter edited by Benjamin T Jones, Frank Bongiorno and John Uhr

– The Valley by Steve Hawke

– The Art of Persuasion by Susan Midalia

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Victoria

One-year membership to Writers Victoria

10 x admit one Cinema Nova passes

Double pass to The Wheeler Centre’s ‘The show of the year’

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

Series of recent issues of Going Down Swinging

The following books and journals:

– A Trillion Tiny Awakenings by Candy Royalle

– One Italian Summer by Pip Williams

– Lygon Street by Michael Harden

– Island off the Coast of Asia by Clinton Fernades

– 2062 by Toby Walsh

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

Western Australia

$50 Avid Reader voucher (to be used online)

One-year subscription to Crikey

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following books and journals:

– Randomistas by Andrew Leigh

– Atlantic Black by AS Patric

– What Will Be Worn by Melissa Fagan

– A White Hot Flame: Mary Montgomerie Bennett by Sue Taffe

– Going Down Swinging issue 38

– Always Another Country by Sisonke Msimang

– A Fortunate Life by AB Facey

– Kathleen O’Connor of Paris by Amanda Curtin

– Shadow Sisters by Shelley Davidow

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman

New Zealand

$100 Red Balloon voucher (to use for outdoorsy adventures in and around Queenstown, Auckland or Wellington)

$20 Ferret Bookstore voucher

Block of Loving Earth chocolate

Black Moleskine notebook

Copy Matters journal

The Son DVD (Series 1)

The following books and journals:

– Going Down Swinging issue 38

– Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

– Drawing Sybylla by Odette Kelada

– The Women’s Atlas by Joni Seager

– The Hunter and other stories of men by David Cohen

– City House Country House – Contemporary New Zealand Homes by Joh Walsh and Patrick Reynolds

– Vodka & Apple Juice by Jay Martin

– Flood Damages by Eunice Andrada

New limited edition Overland t-shirt. With original intricate illustration of solidarity by cartoonist Sam Wallman