We see the Housewives spruik jewels, medical-grade silicon and anti-ageing pillows; I am seized by the desire to get fillers. For your average viewer, it’s a fantasy akin to being admitted to Hogwarts as a mature-age student: wizards don’t repay HECS debt and neither do Real Housewives.
10.15am, Friday 2 June
University of Iceland, Reykjavik
For our friends in Iceland and those attending the 2017 NonfictionNOW Conference in ReykJavik, Overland’s editor Jacinda Woodhead will explore publishing with a purpose in a world of lightning-paced content, with guests Sam Cooney, Björn Larsson and Guðmundur Andri Thorsson.
6pm–7pm, Monday 19 June
The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne
Catch Overland’s Deputy Editor Sian Vate with fellow editors Jessica Wilkinson and James Read as they share the tips, skills and knowledge on being an editor, and finding new ways to grow in the industry.
7.30pm, Monday 19 June
1000 £ Bend, Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Overland’s Deputy Editor and poet Sian Vate will join fellow contemporary poets Saaro Umar and Elena Gomez for a night of readings hosted by Australian Poetry.
3pm–4pm, Tuesday 30 May
The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba NSW
Overland’s fiction editor Jennifer Mills in conversation with Evelyn Arraluen Corr and Amy McQuire, winners of the 2016 Nakata Brophy Prize for Young Indigenous Writers.