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Sydney Subscriber Giveaway: Win tickets to Crimson Peak

We have 10 double passes to the special Sydney preview screening of the new film from Guillermo del Toro, Crimson Peak, to give away to our subscribers. Read more »

KYD No.23 teaser: ‘I Was Told of Gold’

In the second teaser from KYD issue 23, Adam Curley treads the delicate line between a life and a story. Read more »

October Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Sonja Dechian’s An Astronaut’s Life

Our October Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event features Sonja Dechian discussing her profound, moving and wry debut story collection, An Astronaut’s Life. Read more »

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 »

What We’re Reading: Readings staff share their August picks

Looking for a book recommendation? After a busy month dominated by the Melbourne Writers Festival’s huge range of events, staff from Readings bookshop share what they’ve been reading. Read more »

Announcing the S.D. Harvey Short Story Award shortlist

We’re pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2015 S.D. Harvey Short Story Award, announced today at the Byron Bay Writers Festival by Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) President Michael Robotham. Read more »

Angela Meyer joins Killings as Literary Columnist

Kill Your Darlings is thrilled to announce that Angela Meyer will be joining the Killings team as our Literary Columnist. Read more »

Winter Subscriber Offer: Win $700 in book vouchers

Subscribe to Kill Your Darlings before the end of July for the chance to win $700 in Readings vouchers. Read more »

An Open Letter Regarding Arts Funding Cuts

Kill Your Darlings has been following the alarming cuts to the Australia Council for the Arts and the political erosion of arms-length funding with a great deal of concern these past weeks. Read more »

June Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Rochelle Siemienowicz’s Fallen

At the Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event in June, former Killings columnist Rochelle Siemienowicz will discuss her frank, compelling and beautifully written debut memoir, Fallen: A Memoir About Sex, Religion and Marrying Too Young. Read more »