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Subscriberthon Prizes 2015

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Major Prizes

Major Prize 1: Art Is My Life

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Porter’s Paints liquid iron and instant rust oxidised finish pack including brush

Andy Kehoe/Monster Threads print ‘Revel in the Wild’

Monster Threads earrings

2 x tickets to see Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2016 production of Miss Julie by August Strindberg

2 x tickets to see Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2016 production of Skylight by David Hare

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

Books:

  • Strange Country by Patrick McCaughey
  • Impressive by Kirstie Clements
  • Australian Notebooks by Betty Churcher
  • Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood
  • Changing Gears by Greg Foyster
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo by Luke Ryan
  • Moving Tigers by Bob Franklin
  • Come a Little Bit Closer by Ian ‘Peewee’ Wilson
  • Two Sides: Smoking by Fiona Scott-Norman
  • Run For Your Life by Jill Joliffe
  • The Abyssinian Contortionist: Hope, friendship and other circus acts, by David Carlin

 

Major Prize 2: I Want To Know Everything

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1 x Kobo Glo HD reader

Monster Threads air freshener

2 x packs of Filter and Plunger Blend Padre Coffee

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

1 year subscription to Crikey

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

5 back issues of Meanjin (vol. 73:3, 73:4, 72: 2, 70:1, 69:4)

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

Books:

  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • Moving Tigers by Bob Franklin
  • Under Stones by Bob Franklin
  • A Letter to my Children by Christopher Pyne
  • Unholy Fury by James Curran
  • Being Berlusconi by Michael Day
  • ASAP Science by Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown
  • Parenting Teenagers by Anna Mortensen and the Reach Foundation
  • Windsor’s Way by Tony Windsor
  • The Tsarnaev Brothers by Masha Gessen
  • Defending Gallipoli by Harvey Broadbent
  • Run For Your Life by Jill Jolliffe
  • Challenge by Paul Daley
  • Triumph and Demise by Paul Kelly
  • The Body Where I was Born, by Guadalupe Nettel

 

Major Prize 3: Lean Green Literary Machine

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Miss Malagata/Monster Threads print ‘Polar Bear’

Monster Threads necklace

Bee Sustainable voucher to a bee-keeping workshop and a copy of the book BeeAgSkills

$30 gift voucher to Ceres

4 free passes to Sun Theatre, Yarraville

1 year subscription to Crikey

2 x packs of Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

Books:

  • Comrade Ambassador by Stephen Fitzgerald
  • Supermarket Monsters by Malcolm Knox
  • Across the Seas by Klaus Neumann
  • Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
  • Blood and Guts by Sam Vincent
  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • Advanced Australia by Mark Butler
  • Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood
  • Changing Gears by Greg Foyster
  • Heartland: Celebrating 50 Years of the Australian Conservation Foundation
  • On Happiness: New Ideas for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Camilla Nelson, Deborah Pike and Georgina Ledvinka

 

Daily Prizes

Day One: Bibliotherapy

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2 x tickets to see The Distance at Melbourne Theatre Company in 2016

$50 gift voucher to Brunswick Bound

Books:

  • Dietland by Sarai Walker
  • Internal Medicine by Terrence Holt
  • Two Sides: Smoking by Fiona Scott-Norman
  • Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood
  • Changing Gears by Greg Foyster

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Day Two: Policy Wonk Survival Kit

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3 months’ worth of Wide Open Road coffee delivered to your door

A Monster Threads soap dish

Books:

  • The Money Men: Australia’s 21 Most Notable Treasurers by Chris Bowen
  • Governomics by Ian McAuley and Miriam Lyons
  • Smoke and Mirrors by Robin Bowles
  • Olmec Obituary by LJM Owen

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Day Three: I <3 local literary culture #1

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2 x packs of Seasonal Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

The Lifted Brow issue 47 and 49

Kill Your Darlings issue 23

1 year subscription to Kill Your Darlings

Books:

  • Something Special, Something Rare short story collection (Black Inc.)
  • Where There’s Smoke short story collection (Black Inc.)
  • Mungo’s Cryptic Crosswords by Mungo McCallum
  • Two Sides: Smoking by Fiona Scott-Norman

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Day Four and Five (aka Weekend): We’re good sports

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1 x pack of Seasonal Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

3RRR bumper sticker

3RRR badge

3RRR stubby holder

$50 gift voucher to Paperback Books (Vic)

Books:

  • Murphy’s Lore by Bob Murphy
  • The Straight Dope by Chip Le Grand
  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • The Travellers and Other Stories by Carys Davies
  • Something for the Pain by Gerald Murnane

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

 

Day Six: More local literary culture, more ♥

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2 x packs of Filter and Plunger Blend Padre Coffee

5 back issues of Meanjin (vol. 73:3, 73:4, 72: 2, 70:1, 69:4)

1 year subscription to Meanjin

The Lifted Brow issues 25 and 27

Books:

  • Penguin and the Lane Brothers by Stuart Kells
  • Two Sides: Smoking by Fiona Scott-Norman

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Day Seven: Penultimatum!

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Subscribe today to get four issues of Overland delivered to your door, as well as your chance to win:

Two tickets to see Loaded at Black Swan State Theatre Company

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

A Monster Threads toothbrush cup

Books:

  • Vera by Vera Wasowski with Robert Hillman
  • Please Don’t Leave Me Here by Tania Chandler
  • Laurinda by Alice Pung

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

 

Final Day: I Just Like A Damn Good Story

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The full set of Elena Ferrante’s ‘Neapolitan’ novels from Text Publishing, including:

  • My Brilliant Friend
  • Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
  • The Story of a New Name
  • The Story of a Lost Child

Plus:

  • A Short History of Richard Kline by Amanda Lohrey
  • Moving Tigers by Bob Franklin
  • People in Glass Houses: An Insider’s Story of a Life In and Out of Hillsong by Tanya Levin

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

A free haircut with a principal stylist at Miss Gertrude

Two bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Regional Prizes

Tasmania

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1 x Black Inc. tote bag

Monster Threads air freshener

1 x pack of Seasonal Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

Books:

  • The Factory by Paddy O’Reilly
  • Under Stones by Bob Franklin
  • The Life of I by Anne Manne
  • The Last Thread by Michael Sala

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Victoria

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1 x Black Inc. tote bag

Writers Victoria Membership

2 x tickets to see Come Away with Me to the End of the World at Malthouse Theatre in 2016

Books:

  • The Factory by Paddy O’Reilly
  • Come a Little Bit Closer by Ian ‘Peewee’ Wilson
  • Latham at Large by Mark Latham
  • Dancing in My Dreams: Confronting the Spectre of Polio by Kerry Highley

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

NSW/ACT

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1 x Black Inc. tote bag

2 x tickets to see The Golden Age at Sydney Theatre Company in 2016

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

Books:

  • In the Front Row by Simon P. Lock
  • Under Stones by Bob Franklin
  • Princess Bari by Hwang Sok-Yong
  • Human Rights and Human Wrongs: A Life Confronting Racism by Colin Tatz

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Queensland

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Queensland Writers Centre package including: 1-year pdf membership, plus 3-month subscription to AWM magazine, plus admission to a QWC seminar or webinar

$50 gift voucher to Avid Reader

1 year subscription to Crikey

Books:

  • The Sting by Kate Kyriacou
  • The Seven Good Years by Edgar Keret
  • The Luck of Politics by Andrew Leigh
  • Watson’s Pier by Joshua Funder

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

South Australia

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2 x packs of Seasonal Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

Monster Threads iPhone case

The Lifted Brow issues 47 and 49

Books:

  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Chemo by Luke Ryan
  • Under Stones by Bob Franklin
  • John Jefferson Bray: A Vigilant Life by John Emerson
  • Respectable Radicals by Marian Quartly and Judith Smart

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Northern Territory

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1 x Black Inc. tote bag

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

Monster Threads iPhone case

1 x pack of Seasonal Espresso Blend Padre Coffee

Books:

  • Three- Quarter Man by Sam Braham
  • Moving Tigers by Bob Franklin
  • Leadership in Action by John Cantwell
  • The Last Thread by Michael Sala

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Western Australia

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1 x Black Inc. tote bag

1 year digital subscription to The Saturday Paper

One Australian Poetry annual online subscription with all subscriber benefits, including monthly e-news and 2 x online Australian Poetry Journal issues per year and discounts on workshops/mentoring services

2 x tickets to see Loaded at Black Swan State Theatre Company (WA)

Books:

  • June by Gerbrand Bakker
  • An Economy is Not a Society by Dennis Glover
  • The Hanged Man and the Body Thief by Alexandra Roginski
  • Double-Act: The Remarkable Lives and Careers of Google Withers and John McCallum by Brian McFarlane

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

New Zealand

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Monster Threads earrings

Books:

  • The Invisible History of the Human Race by Christine Kenneally
  • The Last Thread by Michael Sala
  • Two Sides: Smoking by Fiona Scott-Norman
  • The Knowledge Wars by Peter Doherty
  • A Few Days in the Country and other stories by Elizabeth Harrower
  • The Pale North by Clayton Hamish
  • Kartini: The Complete Writings edited and translated by Joost Coté

$50 gift voucher for Unity Books

 

 

Special Spot Prizes

 

Under 25s Prize

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1 year Australian Poetry joint subscription with Express Media, including online subscription and 2 x online Australian Poetry Journal issues per year

3RRR t-shirt

Books:

  • Funemployed by Justin Heazlewood
  • Changing Gears by Greg Foyster
  • The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
  • The Australian Archaeologist’s Book of Quotations edited by Mike Smith and Billy Griffiths

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe

 

Autorenewal Prize: Songs of the city

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1 x Proud Membership to PBS106.7FM

2 x tickets to see Lungs at Melbourne Theatre Company in 2016

Books:

  • Radio City: The First 30 Years of 3RRR
  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • City Limits by Jane-Frances Kelly and Paul Donegan
  • Machine Rules by Stephen Loosley
  • Come a Little Bit Closer by Ian ‘Peewee’ Wilson
  • The Two Frank Thrings by Peter Fitzpatrick

2 x bottles of wine from Gilded Lilly

Chocolate from Monsieur Truffe