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Angela Meyer joins Killings as Literary Columnist

Kill Your Darlings is thrilled to announce that Angela Meyer will be joining the Killings team as our Literary Columnist. Read more »

July Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: Oliver Mol’s Lion Attack!

July’s Kill Your Darlings First Book Club event features Oliver Mol discussing his funny, energetic and original coming-of-age story, Lion Attack! Read more »

Winter Subscriber Offer: Win $700 in book vouchers

Subscribe to Kill Your Darlings before the end of July for the chance to win $700 in Readings vouchers. Read more »

OzYA: The editor, the author, the librarian and the blogger

Join us and the team from Readings Books for a lively discussion about young adult fiction in Australia: Who’s reading it, and why? Are there enough diverse voices? How can we all do it better? Read more »

KYD at the Emerging Writers’ Festival 2015

With a massive line-up of artists and events, the tricky part is working out how to see as much as possible. Check out our EWF guide below to see where you can get your KYD fix during the festival. Read more »

KYD at EWF: Nerds Gone Wild

We know that writers are word nerds, but what other passions are they hiding? Join Kill Your Darlings and six of our favourite writers as they confess their nerdy fascinations and secret obsessions. It will be a night of fun and fandom, where good taste is abandoned for a daggy celebration of the things that really make writers tick. Read more »

May Subscriber Offer: Win a watch and leather iPad sleeve from The Horse

Subscribe to Kill Your Darlings in May for the chance to win two beautiful leather products from local designers The Horse. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Issue 21 Released!

Happy 21st to us! Released today, Kill Your Darlings Issue 21 is now available to purchase through our shop and subscribers can read it online right now – what are you waiting for? Read more »

KYD and the Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

We are thrilled to be part of this year’s Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing. Presented as part of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, this exciting prize is a significant literary award for new and emerging writers. Read more »

Changes to the KYD team

Kill Your Darlings is thrilled to welcome two killer new additions to our small, passionate team. Read more »