We love to treat our wonderful readers, so to say thank you for supporting great Australian writing, from now until 24 December all new and existing KYD Members can go into the draw to win these fabulous prizes!


An amazing trip of art and culture for two people to Japan! This prize consists of two glorious nights at the famous Benesse House on the art island of Naoshima and two nights in a traditional ryokan in exquisite Kyoto. We’re also throwing in a $1000 voucher with STA Travel towards your flights to get you there and back.

This prize is worth around $2500!


A $500 voucher from our generous sponsor Readings. Shop in one of seven stores across Melbourne or through the website delivering Australia-wide – Now all those books, CDs, DVDs and stationery goodies you’ve had your eye on will be yours at last!


Thanks to our good mates over at Meanjin, The Lifted Brow, Overland and Voiceworks, you will win a year-long subscription to each of these amazing literary magazines.

To be automatically entered into the draw, simply purchase or renew a Kill Your Darlings membership from just $14.95. Get great new reads every week, full access to the complete KYD digital archive, automatic entry to members-only giveaways, discounts and heaps of other benefits!

Purchase a gift membership and both you and the recipient will be entered into the draw!

Current subscribers – simply email your name and contact details to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Japan’ to be entered into the draw!

Good luck – and thank you for becoming a member of Australia’s liveliest cultural magazine, Kill Your Darlings!

Terms and Conditions
Offer available from 13 November to 11:59pm AEDT 24 December 2017. During this period, any new member to Kill Your Darlings magazine is automatically entered into the draw to win a trip for two people to Japan (RRP approx. $2500), a $500 Readings voucher, or a series of subscriptions to local literary magazines. Existing members can enter the competition by email (see details above). Winners will be drawn at random and notified on Monday 15 January 2018. Specifications for the prizes may change without notice and are subject to availability. STA Travel and Benesse Art Site Naoshima are not participants or sponsors of this promotion. This promotion is only open to Australian-based members.