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Become a KYD Member for 6 or 12 months and have full access to all past and present issues of the magazine, as well as new premium member-only content published each week from 2017. Discounts for students using a school or tertiary email account. Gift Memberships also offered.

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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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KYD Manuscript Assessments give writers honest and professional feedback from an experienced editor. We strive to assist you in making the work the best it can be – whether you wish to share the story with your friends or family, are planning to self-publish, or are intending to submit to a publisher or agent. All KYD members receive a 10% discount on all manuscript assessment services. Simply use the code ‘SUBSCRIBE10’ at checkout.

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KYD27-2D-LoRes copy

Issue 27, October 2016


  • Royce Kurmelovs on the future of the Whyalla steelworks
  • Sarah Coles on the battle for organic farming protections
  • Rebecca Shaw on fat representation in popular culture
  • Angela Smith examines society's obsession with food, the body and self-image
  • New fiction from Roni O'Brien
  • Gerard Elson in Conversation with Marie Darrieussecq

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