Culture


SeaChange and the Complicated Feminism of TV Drama


Rosa Ritchie


How has society changed in the 20 years since SeaChange was on our screens – and can the new series keep up?

Culture


So Much This


Cher Tan


As physical and online spaces grow increasingly uniform and indistinguishable, a feedback loop of taste is created. What does it mean when culture and language are informed by the algorithm, fed back into it, and repeated?

Commentary


The Hidden World of Anti-Vax Podcasts


Jane Howard


Podcasting is lauded for its level playing field, but when dangerous ideas around vaccination are given equal footing with rigorous science, misinformation can quickly spread. What do we talk about when we talk about vaccines – and who is listening?

Memoir


White Psycho Dream Girls


Nayuka Gorrie


Pop culture is full of hot ‘psycho’ white girls making rage and revenge look sexy, while black women pay for their brief moments of angry freedom with confinement. Where are the hot black psychos?

Essays


Cornered: On Buildings and Bodies


Fiona Murphy


Navigating the world as a Deaf person means buildings and spaces designed to feel lively and bustling are instead clamorous and overwhelming. What would it look like to incorporate intimacy and calm into the architecture around us?

News


KYD Online Writers’ Workshops


Kill Your Darlings


KYD offers a wide range of online workshops ideal for self-directed writers who wish to develop their creative practice.

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Coming Soon – New Australian Fiction 2019

Our first print collection of short fiction is released in October! New Australian Fiction showcases 18 exciting new stories from established and emerging writers from all corners of the country.

Featuring: Tony Birch • Zoë Bradley • Mikaella Clements • Craig Cormick • Laura Elvery • Andrea Gillum • Anne Hotta • Joshua Kemp • Jack Kirne • Julie Koh • Wayne Marshall • Chloe Michele • A.S. Patrić • Allee Richards • Melanie Saward • Gretchen Shirm • Khalid Warsame • Laura Elizabeth Woollett

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Getting Published: A KYD Writers’ Workshop

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Writing Historical Fiction: A KYD Writers’ Workshop

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Science Fiction, Fantastical, Supernatural with Angela Meyer

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Write What Makes You Blush with Lee Kofman

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