Write for KYD

Kill Your Darlings publishes commentary, essays, memoir, reviews, and interviews online.

We strongly recommend to all who submit that they read KYD to acquaint themselves with the material we publish, and to attain familiarity with our tone and style.

We encourage writers from diverse backgrounds and at all levels of experience to pitch and submit to KYD.

Kill Your Darlings pays all of its contributors.

Please note that Submittable is a separate platform to the KYD website, so you’ll need to create a new account there and cannot use your KYD login details.

 

KYD REGIONAL VICTORIAN WRITERS PROGRAM

The KYD Regional Victorian Writers Program is now open to writers throughout Victoria. Submissions are now open for commentary, essays, memoir and fiction to be published online in Kill Your Darlings magazine.

For more information and to pitch or submit your writing to Kill Your Darlings, visit our Submittable page.

 

NON-FICTION (Magazine)

KYD‘s next submission period for unsolicited pitches from KYD Members will run from 21 October to 10 November. 

KYD accepts unsolicited pitches from KYD Members at various times throughout the year. This policy allows us to increase payment to our writers, pay our staff and provide timely feedback where possible. To become a KYD Member from $32.95, visit our Shop.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers are invited to pitch without the need for a KYD Membership.

For more information and to pitch or submit your writing to Kill Your Darlings, visit our Submittable page.

 

FICTION

KYD publishes a yearly collection of short fiction, New Australian Fiction. Submissions for the 2020 edition will open on 13 January 2020. 

For up-to-date information on submission callouts and opportunities throughout the year, sign up to our enews or keep an eye on our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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