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Go forth and Pitch, Bitch!

Today, the first Wednesday of the month, is Pitch Bitch day. Women writers are encouraged to use the day to work on a pitch, research a pitch, or send a pitch. Read more »

Taking risks without apology: An interview with Meanjin editor Zora Sanders

On the second ever Pitch, Bitch day, Meanjin editor Zora Sanders shares her observations on the ways men and women approach pitching and discusses the respective responsibilities of editors and writers to address gender disparities. Read more »

The Ampersand Project: Unearthing the secret lives of teenagers

Like most editors, my colleagues and I get people pitching us book ideas wherever we go. When a certain kind of someone discovers that you have the power to grant a book deal, it turns out they’ve written a story about their cat or have an unfinished … Read more »

Italian Vogue accepting pitches via blog comments

Franca Sozzani of Italian Vogue has revealed that they are accepting story pitches via her blog: By next Tuesday you must send us the topics you would like to cover. Please write them in the comments below this post. … This is an opportunity to put yourselves … Read more »

Emerging Writers’ Festival: KYD appearances

The Emerging Writers’ Festival begins on Thursday May 26, and Kill Your Darlings is excited to be taking part. See KYD editors in the following events: The Pitch Our panel of publishers and editors – from diverse publications such as literary journals, newspapers, magazines and online – … Read more »