Kill Your Darlings

There are presently no open calls for submissions.


Kill Your Darlings publishes commentary, essays, memoir, reviews, interviews and fiction online, with a particular interest in writing on culture, politics and society with a personal, accessible approach. 

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.

Kill Your Darlings is proud to publish writers at varying stages of their careers, from new and emerging voices to established and well-known writers. We encourage writers from diverse backgrounds and at all levels of experience to pitch and submit to us.

Kill Your Darlings pays all of its contributors.

FICTION

In 2017, KYD will only consider unsolicited fiction submissions from KYD Members. This policy enables us to prioritise the reading of work from our members and provide as much timely editorial feedback as possible.

NON-FICTION

In 2017, KYD will only accept unsolicited non-fiction pitches from KYD Members. This policy will allow us to increase payment to our writers, and to prioritise pitches from Members. To become a KYD Member from just $14.95, visit our Shop.