Wednesday 21 April, In-conversation with Rick Morton

Rick Morton’s latest book is a feat of vulnerability, an ode to love (in all its forms), and somehow both deeply invested in unfolding the intricacies of human pain while very often being snort-out-loud funny. I’m delighted to be speaking to him in an event from the lovely folks at Collins Booksellers, Thirroul. Wednesday 21Continue reading “Wednesday 21 April, In-conversation with Rick Morton”

KYD’s Culture Picks: My 2020 Favourites

Kill Your Darlings asked for my best-of for 2020, and here’s what I said: This year, I read precious few ‘new-release’ books , as I gave in to my desire simply to re-read things I knew I already loved (lockdown does that to a person, in my experience). One that strong-armed its way through was LukeContinue reading “KYD’s Culture Picks: My 2020 Favourites”

2020 Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award *Winner*

KYD’s Rebecca Starford, 2019 KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award winner Sam van Zweden, and Picador publisher Mathilda Imlah judged this year’s award. ‘Amidst a strong shortlist, Hayley Scrivenor’s novel of a missing child and the old wounds reopened by her absence was really a standout,’ says Imlah. ‘Told from the perspective of the policewoman in charge of her case, her mother, and her twoContinue reading “2020 Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award *Winner*”