Category Archives: Editorial


Welcome to Kill Your Darlings Issue 20. As we head into summer, photos of weddings are popping up in our Instagram feeds, and this issue has a strong focus on marriage. Writers Connor Tomas O’Brien and Elizabeth Flux signed up to a seven week counselling course together – under … Read more »


Welcome to Issue 19 of Kill Your Darlings. In this issue we look at the nature of violence, the importance of the stories we tell ourselves and we delve into sexuality and desire. Martin McKenzie-Murray’s lead feature, ‘The Violence Beneath Us: On the Complexity of Domestic Abuse’, … Read more »

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    Kill Your Darlings Issue 21

    Issue 21, April 2015 – Featuring new writing from Melanie Joosten, Michelle Roger, Omar Musa, Brodie Lancaster, and Kate Middleton, and an interview with Michel Faber.


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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.


    May First Book Club: Abigail Ulman’s Hot Little Hands

    At the May First Book Club, Abigail Ulman will discuss her stunning debut short story collection, Hot Little Hands.

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    The Return of the Kill Your Darlings Podcast

    The most highly anticipated sequel of 2015, The Return of the Kill Your Darlings Podcast, is finally here! We speak with Melbourne photographer Andy Drewitt, Stephanie Van Schilt (The Lifted Brow), Abigail Ulman (Hot Little Hands), Rebecca Starford (Bad Behaviour), and Anwen Crawford (Live Through This). Read more »

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