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If you’ve spent the last year crafting a book about depressed teens, vampires or misplaced mums, you might want to step away from the keyboard.
Guest producer Sonja Dechian talks to editors of books and journals about the things they’ve learned from the slush pile – their loves, their hates and the stories they never want to read again.
So who should kill their darlings? Listen and find out.
Zora Sanders, Meanjin
Cate Blake, Penguin Books
Marisa Pintado, Hardie Grant Egmont
Adolfo Aranjuez, Melbourne Books and Voiceworks