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The Kill Your Darlings Stella Prize Shortlist Book Club

In 2015, Kill Your Darlings is once more partnering with The Stella Prize to present the Stella Shortlist Book Club. Read more »

The S.D. Harvey Short Story Award

From 2015, Kill Your Darlings is thrilled to be partnering with the Australian Crime Writers Association to publish the winner of the S.D. Harvey Short Story Award in our spring edition, as well as award a cash prize of $1000. Read more »

Join the KYD Team! Kill Your Darlings is looking for a new Deputy Online Editor

Kill Your Darlings journal is growing rapidly, and so are our website and our blog, Killings. We’re looking for someone to join our small, passionate and dedicated team in the position of Deputy Online Editor. Read more »

The KYD Highbrow vs Lowbrow Cultural Showdown: Round 2

Calling all culture vultures! If you’re spoiling for a pop culture fight, look no further than the Kill Your Darlings Highbrow vs Lowbrow Cultural Showdown: Round 2. Read more »

Presenting Three Outstanding Longform Works of Journalism

We are incredibly proud that the KYD Copyright Agency Investigative Journalism mentorship allowed three writers space to breathe and, ultimately, pursue such diverse topics at length. And now you can explore these important works for free, and discover the most commanding new voices in extended reporting. Read more »

Subscription Offer: Manuscript Assessment

Was your New Year’s Resolution to polish up that special work-in-progress? From now until the end of February, the Kill Your Darlings Writers Workshop is offering all print subscribers a year-long subscription and a 3000-word manuscript assessment, for just $100. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Issue 20 released today

It’s finally here! Released today, Kill Your Darlings Issue 20 is now available in stores and online. Read more »

Christmas Subscriber Offer winners announced

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

The Kill Your Darlings Advent Calendar

To celebrate the silly season, and our exciting Christmas Subscriber Offer, we’re unlocking some of the most thought-provoking, entertaining and beautifully written content from our first 20 issues. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Christmas Subscriber offer

Because we love to treat our wonderful readers – you! – from now until Christmas Eve, all new and renewing Kill Your Darlings print and online subscribers will go in the draw to win fabulous prizes, including a trip to MONA Museum in Hobart and an iPad mini. Read more »