Finding Old Beginnings, At the End

Alex Creece

When my friend died in a tragic accident, most people only knew him as a headline, or a cautionary tale. But though his story ended too soon, I am trying to reflect on the beginnings.


Show Your Working: Ellena Savage

Kill Your Darlings

We take a peek at the workspace of Ellena Savage, whose debut essay collection Blueberries will be released in March.


New Australian Fiction 2020 – Submissions now open!

Kill Your Darlings

Send us your work in any genre from now until 2 March for your chance to be included in KYD‘s second annual short fiction anthology!

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New Australian Fiction 2019 – out now!

Our first print collection of short fiction is out now! 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

Buy your copy today!

Journalism 101 with Bhakthi Puvanenthiran (Melbourne)

Join ABC Life editor Bhakthi Puvanenthiran in this unique writing workshop all about the fundamentals of great reporting.

From: $199

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Getting Published: A KYD Writers’ Workshop

Join Hannah Kent and Rebecca Starford in this unique online course all about preparing your work for publication and getting it in the right hands. Book Now View All Workshops
  • KYD First Book Club: Cherry Beach (with Laura McPhee-Browne)

  • New Australian Fiction at the Australian Short Story Festival

  • KYD First Book Club: Being Black ‘N Chicken & Chips (with Matt Okine)

  • KYD First Book Club: White Tears/Brown Scars (with Ruby Hamad)

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