An exciting new Copyright Agency Fellowship

If you have an unpublished manuscript then you need to read on…

Kill Your Darlings is delighted to announce a partnership with Varuna in the inaugural KYD/Varuna Copyright Agency Fellowship, which offers a week-long fellowship for the shortlisted writers in the 2019 Unpublished Manuscript Award.

From the Kill Your Darlings website:

The fellowship will take place at Varuna, the Writers’ House, in the Blue Mountains, from Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October 2019. The winner of the 2019 KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award will be announced after the fellowship.

The fellowship includes the following components:

  • 6 nights’ accommodation and all meals at the historic Varuna
  • Intensive and personalised editorial mentoring with KYD publishing director, Rebecca Starford, for the duration of the fellowship
  • Daily workshopping with other shortlisted writers
  • Additional professional development services facilitated by Varuna

The winner of the KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award will also receive the cash prize of $4000.

KYD publishing director Rebecca Starford, 2018 Unpublished Manuscript Award winner Nicole McAlinden and Allen & Unwin publisher Jane Palfreyman will judge the award.

Entries open Friday 1 March 2019 and close Tuesday 30 April 2019 at 5pm AEST.

Find out more via Kill Your Darlings.

This project is supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. 

Good luck to everyone.

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