Interviews


Conversation with Chloe Hooper


Alice Cottrell


The author of The Arsonist on Black Saturday, the mythical power of fire, and the perils of documenting the worst day of someone’s life:

Culture


Space Is Not a Landscape


Lauren Carroll Harris


A plotless, hypnotic progression through the starscapes of movie history, Johann Lurf’s ★ confronts our attempts to represent the unknowable, and demonstrates that cinema is about much more than storytelling.

News


The 2019 KYD New Critic Award is now open!


Kill Your Darlings


Are you a budding arts critic? You could win $3000 prize money and an ongoing column in KYD in 2019!

News


Introduction to Writing Young Adult Fiction


Kill Your Darlings


Learn how to develop narratives from a teenager’s point of view in our new online workshop.

Books & Publishing


KYD First Book Club


Kill Your Darlings


This month’s First Book Club pick is Gillian Triggs’ Speaking Up, a passionate and irresistible call to everyone who yearns for a fairer world.

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Presenting a showcase of brilliant new writing from Western Australia. Read Stephanie Lai on Perth’s obsession with highways, Rafeif Ismail on searching for home in exile, Caitlin Maling’s reflection on love, loss and distance, and new fiction from Miles Franklin Award-winner Josephine Wilson – plus a giveaway!

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