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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... no. 223 Winter 2016 of Overland est. 1954 Overland
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Natalie Harkin : On Grandmother Stories & Creative Resilence, Natalie Harkin , single work essay
'In this article, the author discusses cruelty against black women in South Australia for being Aboriginal. Topics include women from grandmother generation, who were the source of creative inspiration from many people; how artists of the grandmother generation survived racialised gendered violence and oppression and their innate creativity was barely released; and their efforts to continue campaigning for justice despite psychological impacts of past colonial policies.' (Publication abstract)
(p. 12-13)
A Testicular Hit-List of Literary Big Cats., Natalie Kon-yu , single work essay
'An essay is presented on sexism in culture of literary prizes and establishment of Stella Prize in Australia after observing gender imbalance among winners of the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Topics discussed include demonstration of gender bias by Stella against review of women's work, winning of literary award by women writer for writing about masculine environment and importance of a literary prize to an author as it recognizes their work by offering cash incentives also.' (Publication abstract)
(p. 14-20)
Getting on the Same Page, Richard Glover , single work essay
'An essay is presented on need for non existence of connection between literature and government. Topics discussed include involvement of Australia in literary patronage with establishment of a pension scheme Commonwealth Literary Fund (CLF) for older writers, broadening of CLF as it started funding for literary magazines and importance of literary prizes as it represent an exchange medium between conferring body and writer.' (Publication abstract)
(p. 21-29)
Leaving Iti"No vultures land", Graham Rowlands , single work poetry (p. 25)
On Lush Comforts, Mel Campbell , single work essay

'In this article, the author discusses the use of epithets by poets, and politicians, philosophers and others in spoken culture. Topics include use of epithets by classical and medieval poets for characterisation and scene setting; how epithets enable politicians and philosophers to appeal to audiences; metaphorical vocabulary in romance fiction to communicate interactions and emotions; and author Amy Boesky's ghostwriting of books for author Francine Pascal's novel series "Sweet Valley High."' (Publication abstract)

(p. 30-31)
Bali, March 2014i"a man, a boy", Rory Harris , single work poetry (p. 32)
My Friend the Poeti"lent me a couple of books", Stephen Brock , single work poetry (p. 32)
Still Dreamingi"When I woke that morning I felt as if;", Suzie Orpen , single work poetry (p. 39)
Flag Fall ... Or, Taxi Dancing in Western Sydneyi"When he cut me", David Gilbey , single work poetry (p. 39)
Luminosityi"Your teeth", Shale Preston , single work poetry (p. 40)
Cautionary Talesi"Is this page scribble-ready?", Philip Hammial , single work poetry (p. 40-41)
Their Talki"Just around the street corner the sky heard", Yu Ouyang , single work poetry (p. 41)
There Is Repetitioni"In the dream, there is repetition", Fiona Wright , single work poetry (p. 42)
And They Are Angryi"and they apologise in all their emails", Fiona Wright , single work poetry (p. 42)
Night Piecesi"The swung torch scatters seeds", Leif Mahoney , single work poetry (p. 43)
Elliptic Ecliptici"I had read in books that art is not easy", Leif Mahoney , single work poetry (p. 43)
Quads 17-19i"or fly n o t to s", Chris Mansell , single work poetry (p. 44-45)
Transcendental Mathematics & Our Dreamer’s Estado Novoi"Yonder the rainbow gum by the mangrove choke point, which catches plastics", Paul Cicharo , single work poetry (p. 46)
Pseudonyms for Womeni"burnt by moonlight", Anna Ryan-Punch , single work poetry (p. 46)
Yokozunai"A magician referee in persimmon robes, black hat,", David Gilbey , single work poetry (p. 46)

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Various, Overland #223 CR , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 13 August 2016;

— Review of Overland no. 223 Winter 2016 periodical issue
Various, Overland #223 CR , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 13 August 2016;

— Review of Overland no. 223 Winter 2016 periodical issue
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