Non-fiction pitches are now open!

This round we’re particularly interested in short-form memoir pieces, so we have collated some popular memoir pieces published in KYD recently:


On Motherhood and the Creative Life

by Megan Cheong

An old photograph of a middle-aged Chinese-Australian man and woman standing in a restaurant, with their two young children between them. The father and daughter are holding a knife above a birthday cake on the table in front of them.

A Farewell to Cheung’s Court

by Eugene Yiu Nam Cheung

Promising Young Writer

By Laura Elizabeth Woollett

The Harmony and Hierarchies of a Girls’ Choir

By Phoebe Lupton

Smart For An Aboriginal

By Courtney Jaye

A hand resting on an open book, which is lit with dappled shadow. Two pressed pink flowers sit on the left page

How Wrestling Made Me Gay

By Erin Riley


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Short-form Memoir with Jenny Valentish

Learn how to craft a captivating piece of short memoir with experienced memoirist Jenny Valentish in this unique three-part course.

From now until 20 August, KYD members can enjoy $50 off this course! Become a member to claim this special discount. Offer ends when pitches close at 11.59pm (AEST) Sunday 20 August.