Ends on February 4, 2018

If you are a current Overland subscriber, use this form to submit fiction for Overland's next special fiction issue.

About the autumn fiction edition

Overland is seeking fiction from new and emerging writers for a special online edition to be guest edited by Linda Godfrey. For this special edition, ‘new and emerging’ describes writers at various early-career stages, from previously unpublished to no more than one collection of stories or a novel published.

Online contributors for this edition will be paid $150 per story.

About the guest editor

Linda Godfrey is the program manager of the Wollongong Writers Festival and a Doctor of Creative Arts student at the University of Wollongong. She has been reading for Overland since 2015. Linda likes to read contemporary women’s fiction. Some of her favourite books from the past year have been Emma Cline’s The Girls, Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends and Catherine Cole’s collection of short stories Seabirds Crying in the Harbour Dark.

Submission details

Submissions close 11.59pm, Sunday 4 February 2018. The special issue will be available online in April.

Stories can run from flash fiction to longer short stories, but the maximum word length for submissions is 4000 words.

Kindly note: writers may submit no more than two stories for consideration for this special issue.

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