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Issue Two RRP: $18 now just $10

Kill Your Darlings Issue Two opens with Monica Dux’s ‘Temple of The Female Eunuch’. Other commentary includes Benjamin Law on coming late to music, Michaela McGuire on being ‘a writer’ and Gideon Haigh on the state of Australian biography. We’ve got new fiction from Pierz Newton-John and Virginia Peters, and we chat with novelist (and controversialist) Philip Pullman about his new book, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ

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Issue Three RRP: $18 now just $10

Kill Your Darlings Issue Three opens with Antony Loewenstein‘s ‘Moving Forward? Australia’s Relationship with Israel’. Other commentary includes Andrew Mueller on the ‘excruciating, dignity-destroying process’ of publishing, Emmett Stinson on tertiary creative writing programs and Rachel Power on the continued issue of dividing domestic labour.  New fiction from David McLaren, Karen Hitchcock, Annie Condon and Nick Smith, and we chat with Booker Prize winner DBC Pierre about his latest book, Lights Out in Wonderland.

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Issue Four RRP: $18 now just $10

Kill Your Darlings Issue Four opens with Emily Maguire‘s ‘The Invisible Women: Carers in Australian Families’. Other commentary includes Caroline Hamilton on Jonathan Franzen and his cultural ambivalence, an extract from Olivia Guntarik‘s memoir-in-progress and Luke Ryan on the death of boredom. We’ve got new fiction from Peggy Frew, Michael Sala and Louise Swinn, and we chat with Salley Vickers about her latest book, Aphrodite’s Hat.

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