Winter Special Member Offer

Kill Your Darlings

Win a getaway for two to Byron Writers Festival worth approx. $2000!

Books & Publishing

Burden of Proof: Bri Lee’s Eggshell Skull

Sonia Nair

Bri Lee’s debut memoir is a damning look at the deficiencies of the legal system and an exploration of what justice looks like for sexual abuse survivors.

New Fiction


Abigail Fisher

The country house is a winter postcard, a landscape frozen in stasis half a world away. But for Alison and her children, the fresh-fallen snow can only cover the stench of death and impending loss for so long.

Books & Publishing

KYD First Book Club

Kill Your Darlings

Our May First Book Club pick is Mira Robertson’s The Unexpected Education of Emily Dean, a delightfully wry novel about desire, deceit and self-discovery.


KYD’s Northern Territory Showcase

Kill Your Darlings

From the Top End to the Red Centre, our latest state & territory showcase features brilliant new writing from Territorians writing from and about their home

The Latest

Unlock great Australian writing and win!

Become a KYD Member today from just $17.50 to access new member-only articles every week – plus, between now and 1 July, you could win a winter getaway for two to Byron Writers Festival!

Find out more here.

If you’re already a member,

KYD's Northern Territory showcase

Presenting a showcase of brilliant new writing from the Northern Territory. Read Tamara Howie on the fight against fake and exploitative Indigenous art, Laurel-Jane May on community protests against fracking, Jill Diane Pope on how to attract more women to Darwin, and new fiction from Stephen Gray – plus a giveaway!

Read More


Writing Coaching: A KYD Writers’ Workshop

Get monthly email and Skype feedback on a work-in-progress with your own personal writing coach!

From: $300

Book Now View All Workshops


So You Want to Write: A KYD Writers’ Workshop

Join Hannah Kent and Rebecca Starford in this unique online writing course all about beginning and maintaining a focused creative writing practice. Book Now View All Workshops
  • KYD First Book Club Event: The Earth Does Not Get Fat

  • KYD Podcast: Past Imperfect with Sisters In Crime

  • KYD Podcast: Laurie Steed’s You Belong Here

  • KYD First Book Club Event: The Everlasting Sunday

View all Podcasts

Ⓒ 2018 Kill Your Darlings | Privacy Policy

Design by The Company You Keep | Build by Cinch