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So You Want To Write: A KYD Writers’ Workshop with Hannah Kent and Rebecca Starford

This day-long workshop is designed for those who wish to write seriously, but may be having difficulties in beginning or maintaining a focused creative writing practice. ‘So You Want To Write’ is a workshop designed to instil confidence in writers and to give them a renewed understanding of what is required to begin, continue or complete a writing project. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Issue 21 Released!

Happy 21st to us! Released today, Kill Your Darlings Issue 21 is now available to purchase through our shop and subscribers can read it online right now – what are you waiting for? Read more »

KYD No.21 teaser, ‘Selfie-Stick Syndrome: Archive Fever, Narcissism and Social Networks’

In the third KYD No. 21 teaser, Michael Lindsey Davison looks at our desire to document our existence and the rise of the selfie-stick. Read more »

KYD No.21 teaser, ‘Panama City: 10 Notes’

In the second KYD No. 21 teaser, Kate Middleton explores the backstreets of Panama City and asks what it means to be a tourist. Read more »

KYD No.21 teaser, ‘Home at Last: How Australia’s Housing Policies Hurt the Young and Old’

In the first KYD No. 21 teaser, Melanie Joosten investigates how the Great Australian Dream is slipping through the hands of our most vulnerable. Read more »

What We’re Reading: Readings staff share their picks

Is your to-read pile looking particularly uninspiring at the moment? Or maybe you’ve just finished a novel and aren’t quite sure what to read next. Never fear! The staff from Readings bookshop have your back. Here they share what they’ve been reading this month. Read more »

April Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Rebecca Starford’s Bad Behaviour

At this very special Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event in April, KYD‘s Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Starford will discuss her compelling and unflinching debut book, Bad Behaviour: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School. Read more »

KYD and the Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

We are thrilled to be part of this year’s Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing. Presented as part of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, this exciting prize is a significant literary award for new and emerging writers. Read more »

Changes to the KYD team

Kill Your Darlings is thrilled to welcome two killer new additions to our small, passionate team. Read more »

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 »