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Subscriberthon 2016: Prizes

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*Many thanks to the friends and supporters of Overland’s 2016 Subscriberthon!

 

Major Prizes

Major Prize 1: Book to Bali

Winner: Naomi Horridge

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5 x nights at the Honeymoon Guesthouse in Ubud, plus return flights to Bali (from anywhere in Australia)

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

1 x Scribe pack, including a Scribe tote bag and these 10 books:

  • The Love of a Bad Man by Laura Elizabeth Wollett
  • Cairo by Chris Womersley
  • Lion Attack by Oliver Mol
  • We Are All Stardust by Stefan Klein
  • My Brilliant Career: Malcolm Turnbull: a political life, in cartoons edited by Russ Radcliffe
  • Money Shot by Jeff Sparrow
  • Fear and Politics by Carmen Lawrence
  • Kiffy Rubbo: curating the 1970s edited by Janine Burke, Helen Hughes
  • The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge
  • Rise of the Machines by Thomas Rid

1 x copy of It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris

 

Major Prize 2: Emerging Writers’ Boot Camp

Winner: Robyn Dennison

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1 x Overland fiction writing workshop for you and five members of your writing group/community; to be facilitated by Jennifer Mills in Melbourne in early 2017

1 x Pilot 2017: A Diary for Writers

1 x Cinema Nova silver pass (three months of films for you and a friend!)

1 x Lifted Brow collection, including:

  • TLB tote bag
  • copy of The Island Will Sink
  • 6 x back issues (including latest issue)

1 x $30 Voucher to North Melbourne Books

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

1 x Puzzle Peace art puzzle

As well as these superb titles:

  • The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • Black Rock White City by AS Patrić
  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy
  • Double Dissolution by Lee Zacariah
  • Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk

 

Major Prize 3: Cultural Defibrillator Pack

Winner: Louise Hopewell

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1 x Kobo Glo HD ereader

1 x Wide Open Road pack, including:

  • Aerobie AeroPress Espresso Maker – ‘The best coffee maker I’ve ever owned’
  • 1 x 250g coffee beans (or ground), freshly roasted in Brunswick
  • ‘It’s in our blood’ mug
  • Wide Open Road tote bag
  • 2 x hessian sacks

1 x one-year Griffith Review subscription

1 x one-year Meanjin subscription

3 x back issues of Southerly

1 x Bee Sustainable pack containing:

  • 1 x beekeeping workshop
  • The Australian Beekeeping Manual by Robert Owen

1 x Scribe pack, including a Scribe tote bag and these 10 books:

  • The Near and the Far: new stories from the Asia-Pacific region edited by David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
  • Fever of Animals by Miles Allinson
  • So Sad Today by Melissa Broder
  • The Middlepause by Marina Benjamin
  • What is a refugee? by William Maley
  • The Ice Age by Luke Williams
  • Best Australian Political Cartoons 2015
  • Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea
  • There’s not one by Jennifer Higgie

1 x copy of It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris

1 x Komorebi opalite, pearl, moonstone and quartz necklace

1 x salted caramel sauce

 

Major Prize 4: Pretty as a Picture

Winner: Cristy Clark

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1 x Savina Hopkins framed original collage artwork, Woman with Book

1 x $50 Readings voucher (can be used online)

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x Fremantle Press TAG Hungerfield Prize pack, including:

  • Troppo by Madeline Dickie
  • The Weaver Fish by Robert Edeson
  • What is left over, after by Natasha Lester
  • Red Dirt Talking by Jacqueline Wright
  • The Whip Hand by Michaela Nicolescu / Nadine Browne
  • The Last Sky by Alice Nelson
  • Stories from Suburban Road by Tom Hungerford

1 x Komorebi Picasso Jasper necklace

1 x copy of Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk

1 x copy of  The Unknown Judith Wright by Georgina Arnott

1 x copy of It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris

1 x salted caramel sauce

And the following art books:

  • Behind the Doors: An art history from Yuendumu by Philip Jones
  • Cornucopia by Adrian Feint
  • Elvis Has Entered the Building by Ian W Adbulla

 

Regional Prizes

ACT

Winner: Kate Walton

ACT

1 x one-year ACT Writers Centre membership

1 x one-year Australian Book Review digital subscription

1 x one-year Southerly subscription and three back issues

These excellent titles:

  • The Easy Way Out by Steven Amsterdam
  • Extinctions by Josephine Wilson
  • The Unknown Judith Wright by Georgina Arnott
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy
  • Ecstasy Lake by Alastair Sarre

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

New South Wales

Winner: Mark Riboldi

NSW

1 x one-year NSW Writers Centre membership

1 x one-year Griffith Review subscription

1 x Monsterthreads brooch

The following titles:

  • Crow’s Breath by John Kinsella
  • The Unknown Judith Wright by Georgina Arnott
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • Extinctions by Josephine Wilson
  • Dissonance – a novel by Stephen Orr
  • Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

Northern Territory

Winner: Adelle Sefton-Rowston

NT

2 x NT Writers’ Centre memberships

1 x one-year subscription to Australian Poetry

3 x Southerly back issues

1 x Black Inc tote bag

Plus:

  • A Chinese Affair by Isabelle Li
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Abandoned India by Kip Scott
  • The Unknown Judith Wright by Georgina Arnott

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

Queensland

Winner: Christopher Enwright

QLD

1 x one-year Queensland Writers Centre membership

1 x subscription for Australian Writers’ Marketplace

1 x $50 Avid Reader Voucher

1 x Komorebi rainbow tourmaline necklace

3 x guitar lessons, courtesy of Ethan Frankel, Virtuosi School of Music

And these titles:

  • It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris
  • Memoirs of a Suburban Girl by Deb Kandelaars
  • Double Dissolution by Lee Zacariah

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

South Australia

Winner: Dianne Bills

SA

1 x one-year SA Writers Centre membership

1 x one-year Crikey subscription

Some fantastic books:

  • Letter to Pessoa by Michelle Cahill
  • Dying in the First Person by Nike A Sulway
  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • The Permanent Resident by Rosanna Gonsalves

1 x Monsterthreads necklace

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

Tasmania

Winner: Helga Jermy

TAS

1 x one-year Tasmanian Writers Centre membership

1 x one-year Westerly subscription

3 x Southerly back issues

1 x PBS Proud membership (for streaming online)

Some terrific titles:

  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla
  • The First Week by Margaret Merrilees
  • One by Patrick Holland

And some terrific Tasmanian Writers Centre titles:

  • When I was a girl in Sudan by Sarafino Enadio
  • The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose
  • The White Room Poems by Anne Kellas

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

Victoria

Winner: Marc Lawless

VIC

1 x one-year Victorian Writers Centre membership

1 x $50 Local Folk voucher

1 x Sun Theatre double pass

Books:

  • Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk
  • Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x embossed Padre coffee tin

 

Western Australia

Winner: Linda Napier

WA

1 x one-year Crikey subscription

1 x one-year Kill Your Darlings digital subscription

So many books:

  • Sing Fox to Me by Sarah Kanake
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy
  • Double Dissolution by Lee Zacariah
  • A Chinese Affair by Isabelle Li
  • Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir by Catherine de Saint Phalle
  • The Permanent Resident by Rosanna Gonsalves
  • Extinctions by Josephine Wilson

1 x Puzzle Peace art puzzle

 

New Zealand

Winner: Anita Nalder

NZ

$100 Unity Books voucher

$20 Ferret Bookshop voucher

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

2 x Monsterthreads plates

4 x Monsterthreads placemats

Black Inc tote bag

1 x Puzzle Peace art puzzle

The following titles:

  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Ghost Girls by Cath Ferla
  • Extinctions by Josephine Wilson

1 x 250g of Padre espresso coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

 

Daily Prizes

Day One: From idea to action!

Winner: Elizabeth Sutherland

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1 x double pass to School of Life ‘How to’ classes (Melbourne)

1 x double pass to Sun Theatre Cinema

Tickets to the Melbourne Theatre Company

4 x back issues of Dumbo Feather

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

Books:

  • Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk
  • The Permanent Resident by Roanna Gonsalves
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

Weekend Prize: A High Note!

Like music? Check. Like poetry? Check. Like independent radio? Yes indeed.

Winner: Melinda Bufton

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 1 x subscription to Cut Common magazine – ‘The new generation of classical music’

3 x Cut Common A5 manuscript books

1 x double pass to the 2017 Rock n Roll Writers Festival in Queensland

1 x Rock n Roll Writers Festival tote bag and t-shirt

1 x copy of Skeleton Tree, Nick Cave’s new album

A complete set of Cordite Books’ Series 1 collection 2015–2016  (including John Hawke, Tony Birch, Rachael Briggs, Alan Loney, Natalie Harkin, Jen Crawford, Claire Nashar, Autumn Royal, Javant Biarujia and Ross Gibson)

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

1 x RRR prize pack (shirt, beer holder, 1 x books)

1 x PBS Proud membership

Some terrific books:

  • Road Series by Hugo Race
  • It’s a Long Way from Acca-Dacca to Zappa, 1969–1979: The Photography of Philip Morris
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

Day Four: The Political Possum!

Winner: Helen McDonald

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1 x one-year subscription to Crikey

1 x 250g Wide Open Road coffee beans, freshly roasted in Brunswick

1 x $100 voucher for Whitehouse Pet Supplies (online pet store)

A copy of The Chaser’s Australia by The Chaser

A copy of Double Dissolution: Heartbreak and Chaos on the Campaign Trail by Lee Zacariah

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

The following titles:

  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

Day Five: Emerge-ncy!

When the system tries to wear you down, break glass

Winner: Ashleigh Synnott

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1 x Pilot 2017: A Diary for Writers

1 x one-year Books + Publishing subscription

1 x one-year Voiceworks subscription

5 x back issues of Going Down Swinging

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

Some excellent books:

  • Small Acts of Disappearance by Fiona Wright
  • The Permanent Resident by Roanna Gonsalves
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

Day Six: A Prize of Prizewinners

Winner: Matt Blackwood

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2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

And all of these acclaimed titles:

  • The Hate Race by Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • Black Rock White City by AS Patrić
  • Small Acts of Disappearance by Fiona Wright
  • A Very Normal Man by Vincenzo Cerami
  • The Easy Way Out by Steven Amsterdam
  • Black Dust Dancing by Tracy Crisp
  • Treading Air by Ariella Van Luyn
  • The Unknown Judith Wright by Georgina Arnott
  • The Permanent Resident by Roanna Gonsalves
  • Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic
  • Extinctions by Josephine Wilson
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

 

Day Seven: ‘We live here!’ – the Mel-burn pack

(Sorry non-Melburnians! Please see our many regional prizes)

Winner: Stephen de Tarczynski

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2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

1 x $50 Toff in Town voucher

1 x $50 Local Folk voucher

1 x Malthouse double-pass to Blaque Showgirls

1 x Wheeler Centre double-pass to Harmontown

These great titles:

  • Every time you close your eyes by Bel Schenk
  • Flavours of Melbourne
  • On Brunswick Ground by Catherine de Saint Phalle
  • Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia by Warren Kirk
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

1 x Black Inc. tote bag

 

 

Final Day: The Truth is out There

Winner: Jessica Whyte

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2 x Sam Wallman prints

1 x Fluid Prejudice anthology (edited by Sam Wallman)

1 x If We All Spat at Once, They’d Drown: Drawing about Class (also edited by the brilliant Sam Wallman)

1 x 250g Wide Open Road coffee beans (or ground), freshly roasted in Brunswickwide

1 x Monster Threads necklace

2 x bottles of Story Wines 2014 Shiraz (featuring the inaugural Story Wine Prize winner Leah Swann with ‘That inward eye’)

1 x block of handcrafted Wawa chocolate

These illuminating titles:

  • Game changers by Dan Golding and Leena van Deventer
  • Double Dissolution by Lee Zacariah
  • Sweet Boy Dear Wife: Jane Dieulafoy in Persia 1881–1886 by Heather Rossiter
  • The Chaser’s Australia by The Chaser
  • How I met my son by Yolanda Bogert
  • Red Professor: The Cold War Life of Fred Rose by Peter Monteath and Valerie Munt
  • Beyond the Vapour Trail: The Beauty, Horror and Humour of Life by Brett Pierce
  • Captives by Angela Meyer
  • Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall
  • The Hidden Life of Trees By Peter Wohlleben
  • Australian Love Stories edited by Cate Kennedy

 

subscriberthon-2016

*Many thanks to the friends and supporters of Overland’s 2016 Subscriberthon!