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Welcome to issue 17 of Kill Your Darlings. In this issue we will take you around the globe with contributions from Indonesia to Myanmar and South Africa to Syria.


You may notice a slight difference in the way Kill Your Darlings now rests in your hands, a little slimmer and a little wider. Our commitment to quality writing and design remains, but as we race into our fourth year (time really does fly when you’re having … Read more »


Welcome to Issue 15 of Kill Your Darlings. A lot will have happened between the time we’ve gone to print and when you’re reading this, namely the federal election. If we’re to trust the polls, Tony Abbott is currently tipped to be our next prime minister, and … Read more »


Welcome to Issue 14 of Kill Your Darlings. As we go to print, Kevin Rudd has been sworn in as Prime Minister after forcing a leadership spill. Never has our politics been so bloody, so unedifying and so unforgiving. Dignified until the end, former Prime Minister Julia … Read more »

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    Meet tomorrow's biggest authors today at KYD's First Book Club. We're hosting events with five debut authors throughout 2014.


    July’s First Book Club: Notes on Jock Serong’s Quota

    Ahead of this Wednesday’s First Book Club, Carody Culver reviews Jock Serong’s gripping legal drama Quota. Read more »

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    Kill Your Darlings Podcast #2: Life Lessons

    Welcome to the second Kill Your Darlings Podcast! Featuring interviews with Liam Pieper, Emily Bitto, Kate Larsen, Justin Heazlewood and Elwyn Murray. Read more »

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