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Fiction and Reality in Law & Order: SVU


Katerina Bryant


One of TV’s longest-running dramas, Law & Order: SVU has had an outsize influence on popular culture. Twenty years in, what is the series’ legacy? Has SVU increased our cultural vocabulary around gendered violence, or encouraged reactionary legal reform and police brutality?

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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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So You Want to Write – Melbourne


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Our popular motivational course is back in the new year! Build confidence in your writing, and gain a renewed understanding of what is required to begin, continue or complete a project.

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Listen to Me Carefully and You Won’t Get Hurt


Jack Vening


A young woman whiles away her summer calling strangers from the paper, waiting for her sister to return from who-knows-where – until Whitman comes by looking to sell a crossbow.

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Those Anthropocene Feelings


Jess McLean


Never before in the history of the planet has one species caused such monumental environmental upheaval, and been aware of doing so. How do we process the complex emotions that accompany life in the Anthropocene?

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Speculative Fiction/Fantasy Showcase


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Submissions are now open for our first ever Speculative Fiction/Fantasy Showcase. We’re looking for short stories that explore and challenge the genre, that provoke and entertain.

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One of TV’s longest-running dramas, Law & Order: SVU has had an outsize influence on popular culture. Twenty years in, what is the series’ legacy? Has SVU increased our cultural vocabulary around gendered violence, or encouraged reactionary legal reform and police brutality?

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