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Announcing our 2016 Contributing Editors

We are thrilled to announce our two Contributing Editors for 2016. Look out for monthly online pieces from the Contributing Editors, as well as longform pieces in every other edition of the print journal. Read more »

Event: Meet Helen Ellis, Virginia Reeves and Fiona McFarlane

Together with our friends at Readings, we’re thrilled to offer an evening of wicked humour, featuring three wildly witty women straight from Perth Writers Festival. Read more »

KYD Takes a Summer Break

The KYD team are taking a well-earned break over summer. The KYD office will be closed from 23 December 2015 – 11 January 2016. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Seeks Contributing Editor for 2016

Kill Your Darlings is looking for a Contributing Editor to join our team in 2016. The Contributing Editor will write entertaining, informed and insightful articles for both print and online, focusing on one particular area of interest. Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Happy Holidays Subscriber Offer

We love to treat our wonderful readers, so to thank you for all your support throughout the year, from now until 24 December all new and existing KYD subscribers will go into the draw to win one of three fabulous prizes, including a trip to Vanuatu! Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Issue 23 Released!

Kill Your Darlings Issue 23 is released today, so chuck a sickie and immerse yourself in the best of new Australian writing! In this issue, we look at issues of media, heritage and identity. Read more »

September Subscriber Offer: Win a portable turntable!

Subscribe to Kill Your Darlings in September for the chance to win a portable turntable from Crosley Radio. Read more »

Announcing the S.D. Harvey Short Story Award shortlist

We’re pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2015 S.D. Harvey Short Story Award, announced today at the Byron Bay Writers Festival by Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) President Michael Robotham. Read more »

KYD Readers’ Survey – win a bike!

Take the 5 minute Kill Your Darlings readers’ survey to go into the draw to win a Reid Cycles bike! Read more »

Kill Your Darlings Issue 22 Released!

Hooray! Released today, Kill Your Darlings Issue 22 is now available to purchase through our shop and subscribers can read it online right now – what are you waiting for? Read more »