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KYD Announces New Australian Fiction Contributors, New Publisher


Kill your darlings (KYD) announced the contributors to its annual anthology of short stories, New Australian Fiction.

New Australian Fiction 2022the fourth anthology in the series, is the first edited by Suzy Garcia, who succeeds the author and KYD editor Rebecca Starford.

‘In 2021, working as associate editor on New Australian Fiction was like finding a lifeboat amid the endless closures and uncertainty…Having the opportunity to oversee the 2022 edition as we all entered the chaos and slowly got used to the unknown was a gift,’ says Garcia, bookseller, writer and former Djed press editor.

‘ Next to the Kill your darlings team, including my generous mentor Rebecca Starford, who has been tremendously supportive in all aspects of the production of this book, I am very pleased to introduce these talented writers from across Australia, some of whom are making their debut in edition of this anthology.

The contributors are:

  • Kavita Bedford
  • Whitney Chen
  • Maxine Beneba Clarke
  • Will Cox
  • Jacqui Davies
  • Isabelle Gullifer-Laurie
  • AE MacLeod
  • Jasmine McGaughey
  • Nina Newcombe
  • Raeden Richardson
  • Melanie Saward
  • Bobuk Sayed
  • Elizabeth Tan
  • Jack Vening
  • Chloe Wilson.

New Australian Fiction 2022 will be released in September.

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