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March Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Erin Gough’s The Flywheel

We’re delighted to announce the return of the Kill Your Darlings First Book Club in 2015! Our first live event for 2015 will feature Erin Gough discussing her stunning debut YA novel The Flywheel. Read more »

To see each other’s innards: Intimacy in Margaret Atwood’s Stone Mattress

In Stone Mattress, Atwood’s stories make a remarkable study of intimacy, of seeing each other’s innards, in different partnerships. Through the domestic details she describes, her masterful characterisation and her sharp tone, Atwood crafts the mundane into the profound. Read more »

Dissonance and Tradition: Andrew Ford’s Earth Dances

Earth Dances: Music in Search of the Primitive is a vivid and rarely less than astute history of the debt modern music simultaneously owes to the inheritances of tradition, and the texture of dissonance. Read more »

The Kill Your Darlings Stella Prize Shortlist Book Club

In 2015, Kill Your Darlings is once more partnering with The Stella Prize to present the Stella Shortlist Book Club. Read more »

Insufferable assholes and grown up Girls

Yes, our girls are growing, learning, discovering. But all they’re really discovering is how toxic and unheroic they are, and how to use that to their advantage. They’re not going to grow out of their asshole tendencies, because they are actually assholes. Read more »

Bad Cities

A Most Violent Year has an atmosphere of all-pervading dread, like a film noir, as if the polluted air of New York itself was causing people to act against their better intentions. Even more haunting and more noir is A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, a memorably audacious debut feature from American-Iranian director Ana Lily Amirpour. Read more »

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From now until the end of February, the Kill Your Darlings Writers Workshop is offering all new and renewing print subscribers a year-long subscription and a 3000-word manuscript assessment, for just $100.


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The S.D. Harvey Short Story Award

Kill Your Darlings is thrilled to be partnering with the ACWA to publish the winner of the S.D. Harvey Short Story Award in our spring edition, as well as award a cash prize of $1000.


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KYD First Book Club

Meet tomorrow’s biggest authors today at KYD‘s First Book Club – a series of intimate, free events with debut Australian authors.


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March First Book Club: Erin Gough’s The Flywheel

At the March First Book Club, Erin Gough will discuss her Ampersand Project-winning debut YA novel, The Flywheel.

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KYD Podcast

Join the KYD team for a smart and cheeky look at pop culture, including stories, special interviews, music and more.


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Kill Your Darlings Podcast #4: The Gift Edition

Welcome to the final episode of the KYD Podcast for 2014: The Gift Edition! Featuring Alice Pung, Erik Jensen, Helen Razer and Zora Sanders. Read more »


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