Issue 29, April 2017


  • Melinda Soós on Australia’s mental health system
  • Liam Pieper on the simple joys of Pusheen
  • Josh Jennings on dumpster diving and food waste
  • New fiction from Allee Richards and Silvia Kwon
  • Nick Gadd on an unexpected encounter with a literary hero
  • Gerard Elson interviews KYD publishing directors Hannah Kent and Rebecca Starford.

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Issue 28, January 2017


  • Jane Caro on the unlikely parallels between the Protestant Reformation and the present day
  • Lou Heinrich on reconciling the horrors of the recent Royal Commission with spirituality and faith
  • Jane Howard on the absence of queer female narratives in theatre
  • Erin Hortle on sexism in women's surfing
  • Alice Melike Ülgezer on connecting to the land to overcome trauma
  • New fiction from Jennifer Down
  • Gerard Elson in Conversation with Madeleine Thien

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Limited-Edition Prints

Now you can have your favourite KYD artwork hanging on the wall at home or in the office! For the first time, limited-edition prints of KYD artworks by illustrator Guy Shield are available to purchase direct from our website. Click the images below to see full details.

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