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Maslen wins ‘KYD’ New Critic Award 2018

Writer and events producer Kylie Maslen has been named the winner of the 2018 Kill Your Darlings New Critic Award.

Maslen receives $3000 and will have five works of literary criticism published in Kill Your Darlings. Maslen’s criticism will explore Australian and international fiction and nonfiction, with ‘a particular interest in Australian literature from outside of Melbourne and Sydney’.

Maslen was chosen as the recipient from 40 entries from emerging writers across Australia. The judges were KYD Editor Alan Vaarwerk and writer and critic Louise Swinn.

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