Released today, Kill Your Darlings Issue 23 is now available to purchase through our shop and subscribers can read it online right now, so chuck a sickie and immerse yourself in the best of new Australian writing! Copies are already on their way to our print subscribers, and will be hitting mailboxes early this week.

KYD 23In this issue, we look at issues of media, heritage and identity. Philip Brophy investigates how the Hollywood aesthetic influences the production of ISIS propaganda films; Hop Dac and Kate Mulvany trace their family history back to Vietnam; and Elizabeth Caplice revisits a Christian education steeped in creationism.

The issue also features new fiction by Elizabeth Harrower and SD Harvey Award Winner Andrea Gillum, plus loads more!

Four articles from this issue are available free to read online:

You can view the contents in full here, and read Brigid Mullane’s editorial to get a taste of the issue.

Non-subscribers can check out some excerpts from the issue on Killings:

We’re excited to share the 23rd issue of Kill Your Darlings with you.

Happy reading!