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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 »

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 »