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Meanland: Literature, Genre and the Digital Age

In the online world, science fiction and fantasy, thrillers and romance rule supreme. Much-maligned genre fiction is seemingly better placed to survive in the new world order than prestigious literary offerings. Why is it that writing as ‘art’ is struggling to make the transition. What does this mean for writers working in the field? Will the digital see the death of the literary? Will all writers eventually turn to genre for survival?

Who?

Portrait of Jacinda Woodhead

Jacinda Woodhead

Jacinda Woodhead is Overland’s deputy editor.

Portrait of Lili Wilkinson

Lili Wilkinson

Lili Wilkinson is a reader and writer of Young Adult fiction. She was first published at age twelve in Voiceworks magazine. Her titles include Scatterheart, Pink and most recently Love-Shy and The Zigzag Effect.

Portrait of Louise Swinn

Louise Swinn

Louise Swinn is a writer, editor, publisher and reviewer. Her work appears regularly in the Age, the Australian and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Louise was one of the founders of Sleepers Publishing, the Small Press Network, and the Stella Prize.

Portrait of Myke Bartlett

Myke Bartlett

Myke Bartlett is a freelance journalist, emerging novelist and veteran podcaster.

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