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Announcing the KYD School Writing Prize


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Introducing a new award designed to develop, mentor, edit and publish the work of two writers from Australian secondary schools. Entries open 23 April! 

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KYD/Varuna Copyright Agency Fellowship


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Announcing a week-long fellowship for all shortlisted writers in this year’s KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award

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Women’s Work


Phoebe Paterson de Heer


Having always loved building, fixing and feeling capable in practical tasks, Phoebe Paterson de Heer explores how a society that still sees manual labour through a gendered lens has frustrated this desire at every turn.

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I’ll Give You A Smile for Five Stars


Madison Griffiths


How have the gig economy and social media reshaped our ideas of emotional labour – and who gets left behind?

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Announcing KYD’s 2019 New Critic – Cher Tan


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Kill Your Darlings is delighted to announce Cher Tan (VIC) as the winner of the 2019 KYD New Critic Award.

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