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Christmas Subscriber Offer winners announced

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Kill Your Darlings Christmas Subscriber Offer. Read more »

KYD No.20 teaser, ‘Beyond the Boundary: Where Are the Australian Cricket Novels?’

In the third KYD No. 20 teaser, Simon Castles examines the absence of cricket in our national literature. Read more »

KYD No.20 teaser, ‘Loving Sandra: My Partner in Crime’

In the second KYD No. 20 teaser, Lindsay Simpson remembers her friend and true crime writing partner, Sandra Harvey. Read more »

KYD No.20 teaser, ‘Patching Things Up: Kevin Andrews’ Quest to Win the Marriage Wars’

In the first KYD No. 20 teaser, Connor Tomas O’Brien reflects on Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews’ Marriage Wars. Read more »

KYD No.20 is nearly here!

It’s nearly here – Kill Your Darlings No.20 will be released online in full next Monday January 12. Read more »

Best of 2014 (Part Two): Film, Music, YA Literature, Pop Culture

In the second of a two-part series, our brilliant Killings contributors highlight their top cultural moments of 2014 – in film, music, young adult literature, and pop culture. Read more »

Best of 2014 (Part One): TV, Books, Technology

In the first of a two-part series, our brilliant Killings contributors highlight their top cultural moments of 2014 – in television, books and technology. Read more »

No worries: Bogans, cultural cringe and the great Australian anxiety

The bogan stereotype has been played out extensively in popular culture, on TV and in film. However, even if we are able to identify certain examples of bogan culture, we are still unable to definitively pin down what exactly constitutes a bogan. Read more »

A SuperFestive Christmas playlist

I know what you’re thinking: lists like this became redundant in 1992, when Jon Bon Jovi rubbed shoulders with Cindy Crawford beneath a Christmas tree for the first and last time. Does the ideal of Christmas music get any better? Perhaps not, but many have tried. Here are a few other Christmassy pop goodies. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Podcast #4: The Gift Edition

Welcome to the final episode of the KYD Podcast for 2014: The Gift Edition! Featuring Alice Pung, Erik Jensen, Helen Razer and Zora Sanders. Read more »