Conversation with Rebecca Starford and Hannah Kent

Gerard Elson

KYD‘s Publishing Directors on the origins of the magazine, their working relationship and what the future holds.

This Is Water

Josh Pomare

What constitutes luck? A trip to India provokes some reflection on good fortune.


Pusheen Real Good

Liam Pieper

In this era of fake news and culture wars, a gift of a toy cat eating an ice-cream can sometimes convey the most gratitude and sincerity.

Issue No. 29 April 2017

A brief look inside our final print issue. We have COMMENTARY from Melinda Soós, Liam Pieper and Josh Jennings, FIRST PERSON memoir pieces by Carolyn Fraser, Michelle Roger and Josh Pomare. NEW FICTION from Allee Richards and Silvia Kwon. DISPATCHES from Claire Varley, a CONVERSATION with Rebecca Starford and Hannah Kent, and THE CULTURE FILES features Sam Twyford-Moore and Nick Gadd. Find out more here.

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April 27, 2017


KYD Literary Trivia & Issue 29 Celebration

Join us to celebrate KYD Issue 29 (our last in print) with another of our famous Literary Trivia nights!

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April 29, 2017


So You Want to Write: A KYD Writers’ Workshop

This day-long workshop is designed for those who wish to write seriously, but may be having difficulties in beginning or maintaining a focused creative writing practice.

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