Auction Hero

Sam Twyford-Moore

Russell Crowe’s ‘The Art of Divorce’ auction proved an oddball retrospective of the actor’s career, inviting dollar values to be placed on his legacy – and for many in the room, it felt like a very real part of the idea of ‘Australianness’ was on sale too.


Is studying creative writing worth it?

Samantha Forge

While a fulfilling and effective way to build one’s craft, a recent report on the financial realities of arts practitioners shows how for many, making art is increasingly at odds with making money.

New Fiction

The House

Myfanwy McDonald

The house by the ocean is old but spacious, the perfect place to escape the city and build new memories. But some of the house’s old memories aren’t quite ready to be given up.


KYD’s South Australia Showcase

Kill Your Darlings

The first in our new series of state & territory showcases features brilliant new writing from South Australians writing from and about their state.


So You Want To Write – Brisbane

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Join KYD Publishing Director Rebecca Starford at Brisbane Square Libary for an intensive workshop aimed at helping you begin, continue or complete a writing project.

Politics & Society

Lightning From the Gods

Royce Kurmelovs

SA Showcase: From economic collapse to an infamous blackout and a tech billionaire’s wager, the emergence of South Australia as a national leader in renewable energy is the result of an imperfect storm of power, politics and rampant greed.

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April feature: Fiona Wright on not-so-universal healthcare

Australia’s healthcare system is lauded around the world as a shining example of a fair and universal service. But it is failing those with complex or chronic conditions such as eating disorders, as the financial burden of accessing effective treatment only exacerbates the physical and mental burden of illness.

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