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About the autumn fiction edition
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previously unpublished to no more than one collection of stories or a novel
Online contributors for this edition will be paid $150 per
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.
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.