Literary journal OVERLAND wants your fiction

Progressive and respected literary journal Overland wants fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition.

WE WANT YOUR FICTON

By Editorial team
22.Apr.15
Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be curated by Rachel Hennessy. For this special edition, ‘new and emerging’ describes a writer who has not yet published a book of stories or novel with commercial distribution. Online contributors for this edition will be paid $120 per story.

hennessy_headshot_250Rachel Hennessy’s first novel, The Quakers (2008), was described by John Birmingham as ‘un-put-down-able’. Her second novel, The Heaven I Swallowed (2013), was runner-up in the Vogel Award and subsequently long-listed for the Kibble Award for an established female Australian writer. She works as a tutor in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne, as an assessor for Writers Victoria and is on the Arts Victoria literature panel.

Submissions close midnight, Sunday 10 May. The special issue will be available online in June.

Submit your story under the ‘For online’ category on the fiction submissions page, or read one of the previous special issues on OVERLAND’s website.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in competitions, fiction and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s