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Subscribe to KYD to win Melbourne Theatre Company tickets

To celebrate the launch of Kill Your Darlings Issue 17, we are offering our subscribers the chance to win a double pass to three upcoming Melbourne Theatre Company plays. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Season’s greetings from the Kill Your Darlings team

To celebrate Christmas, we hoped to record a group sing-along but sadly time (and talent) escaped us. Instead, please accept this rather quaint video of Bing Crosby and David Bowie singing everyone’s favourite carol (earworm alert). The Kill Your Darlings team wishes you a joyous and relaxing … Read more »

Sign up to our e-news and win tickets to see Kill Your Darlings!

Come December 5, Kill Your Darlings–the Beat biopic not yours truly–will be screening in cinemas nationally. This is the previously untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston), and William Burroughs (Ben Foster) at Columbia University in 1944, … Read more »

Give a KYD gift subscription this Christmas — and keep a gift for yourself!

Christmas decorations are being strung across city streets and shopping centres as 2013 races to an end (where has the year gone!). Ease the stress of Christmas shopping by visiting our online Shop and purchase a 12 month gift subscription to Kill Your Darlings. Your lucky giftee will … Read more »

Become our new Sales and Marketing Manager

Don’t forget: applications for the position of Sales and Marketing Manager close this Friday, November 8th. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding creative company, and to have extensive and practical experience in the publishing industry. The position is commission-based with the equivalent working hours … Read more »

Calling all emerging editors: join the KYD team!

Don’t forget: applications for the position of Editorial Assistant close next Monday, November 4th. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding creative company, and to have extensive and practical experience in the publishing industry*. The position is voluntary with the equivalent working hours of one … Read more »