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July Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Jock Serong’s Quota

At the Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event in July, Jock Serong will discuss his path to publication and the inspiration behind his debut book, a mystery novel set in a remote coastal town. Read more »

July First Book Club: Read an excerpt from Jock Serong’s Quota

At the Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event in July, Jock Serong will discuss the inspiration behind his debut novel, Quota, a mystery novel set in a remote coastal town. Read an excerpt from this atmospheric and intriguing book. Read more »

The KYD Highbrow vs Lowbrow Cultural Showdown

Please join us at the Emerging Writers’ Festival for a very special cultural showdown: Kill Your Darlings: Highbrow vs Lowbrow. Read more »

June Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Emily Bitto’s The Strays

At the Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event in June, Emily Bitto will discuss her path to publication and the inspiration behind her debut novel, which tells the story of a group of progressive artists in 1930s Melbourne, seen through the eyes of a young girl. Read more »

KYD subscriber offer: See Gary Shteyngart at the Wheeler Centre

Thanks to the Wheeler Centre, KYD subscribers have the opportunity to win a double pass to see bestselling US author Gary Shteyngart in conversation with Emerging Writers’ Festival director Sam Twyford-Moore. Read more »

KYD at the Emerging Writers’ Festival

The 2014 Emerging Writers’ Festival runs from 27 May to 6 June. The Kill Your Darlings team will be popping up all over the place during the festival, appearing at panels, events and workshops. Read more »

See Kill Your Darlings at the Sydney Writers’ Festival!

The 2014 Sydney Writers’ Festival officially kicks off Monday 19th May. You can catch two members of the Kill Your Darlings team at the following events. Read more »

KYD No. 17 launch and literary trivia night!

KYD’s much-loved literary trivia night is back! We’re launching Issue 17 in style with one of our legendary and highly competitive book-themed quiz nights, and we want you to join us. Read more »

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 »

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 »