Eight years ago, I wrote a short piece for Overland called ‘Pay the Writers’. I was fed up with being asked to work for ‘exposure’. It was a time when a lot of writing work was moving online, and this work was often unpaid. Writers were at risk of losing our incomes entirely. If anything needed some exposure, it was the working conditions of freelancers.
Hello friends, Sit back and relax. The weekend edition of Subscriberthon’s got you sorted. For your reading pleasure we have Dženana Vucic’s aching memoir ‘A teology of folding, and of dying‘, Mykaela Saunders’ Oodgeroo Noonuccal Prize 2020 winning piece ‘Choice cuts‘ and…
For over 40,000 years, the Yarra has been actively cared for by the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung nations. These communities are still today fighting for the river.
cos all these sly salespeople size me up like this is a meat market fetishised flesh up for auction, or slaughter sleazy leers that weigh me and measure me