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May Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Maxine Beneba Clarke’s Foreign Soil

We are delighted to exclusively premiere the book trailer for our inaugural Kill Your Darlings First Book Club selection, Maxine Beneba Clarke’s short story collection Foreign Soil. Read more »

KYD No.17 teaser: ‘Read What You Know: The Comfort of the Familiar’

In the third and final KYD No. 17 teaser, Kate Larsen illuminates the pleasures of rereading. Read more »

KYD No.17 teaser: Bethanie Blanchard in conversation with Eleanor Catton

In the second KYD No. 17 teaser, our new Interviews Editor Bethanie Blanchard chats to Booker Prize-winning author Eleanor Catton. Read more »

KYD No.17 teaser: ‘Different Pond, Different Fish: Crossed Wires in Australian–Indonesian Relations’

In the first KYD No. 17 teaser, Jim Della-Giacoma provides an insightful and timely look into the state of Australian-Indonesian relations. Read more »

Introducing the brand new Kill Your Darlings First Book Club

This year, Kill Your Darlings is celebrating the work of debut writers by bringing you the First Book Club, a series of free in conversation events with local authors. Read more »

WordPress Developer – an exciting opportunity to work with a growing independent publisher

Kill Your Darlings seeks a WordPress developer to join our expanding team. This part-time paid opportunity (retainer-based, to be negotiated with the successful applicant) is a nine-month contract, with the role likely to become ongoing. Read more »

Apply for the KYD Copyright Agency Investigative Journalism Mentorship

Kill Your Darlings has partnered with the Copyright Agency to create the Copyright Agency Investigative Journalism Mentorships (CAIJM), each worth $2500. Read more »

The brand new Kill Your Darlings Podcast

We are very pleased to launch the first Kill Your Darlings podcast of 2014! Produced by Jessica Alice and Meaghan Dew, the new hour-long format has allowed us to bring in more contributors and go into more depth with each quarterly production. In this podcast we speak … Read more »

New and renewing subscriber promotion: free manuscript assessment!

From now until 31 March, all new and renewing print subscribers will be allocated a free manuscript assessment service, worth $100, from the Kill Your Darlings Writers Workshop. Read more »

KYD No. 16 Teaser: ‘Happy Birthday Mr Eternal President: In North Korea for Their Most Reverent National Holiday’

In the third KYD No. 16 teaser, Tim Robertson attempts to see behind the façade of North Korea’s tourist trail on the 101st birthday of Kim Il Sung. Even Mother Nature, it seems, has been conscripted to help propagate the Kim family’s personality cult. In autumn, North Korea … Read more »