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With $1000 prizemoney and publication in KYD on offer, the award celebrates the best Australian crime writing.

Books & Writing

No Conclusions

Allison Gallagher

The ‘road novel’ has long been used to explore cis masculinity. What happens when queer women, trans folk and other marginalised characters traverse this space?


KYDUMA Winner Announced!

Kill Your Darlings

We’re thrilled to announce Onyx B. Carmine (S.J. Norman) as the inaugural Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award winner, for their manuscript, Permafrost.


Chasing the Clock

Emily Laidlaw

The age-thirty milestone is a time of reckoning for many people – a number of new books contend with what it means to come of age in a world where the definition of adulthood is being challenged.

KYD Podcast: Coming of Age

As the KYD Podcast turns 21, we celebrate the highs and lows of coming of age with Brodie Lancaster, Emily Brewin and Millennial podcast’s Megan Tan.

July Feature: Josh Jennings on nuclear disarmament

The threat posed by nuclear weapons proliferation is more urgent than ever. With Australia boycotting major UN disarmament negotiations at the US’s behest, others are stepping up the fight to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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