KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award longlist announced
The longlist for the 2019 Kill Your Darlings (KYD) Unpublished Manuscript Award has been announced.
The longlisted authors and their works are:
- Pamela Baker for ‘Dark Glass’ (fiction)
- Shelley Burr for ‘Wake’ (fiction)
- Lisa Emanuel for ‘The Covered Wife’ (fiction)
- Matt Millikan for ‘This American Carnage’ (fiction)
- Venita Muir for ‘Lonesome Haul’ (fiction)
- Anne So for ‘Second Chance Luck’ (nonfiction)
- Sam van Zweden for ‘Eating with My Mouth Open’ (nonfiction)
- Kaya Wilson for ‘As Beautiful as Any Other’ (nonfiction).
The longlist was chosen from 143 entries by a judging panel comprising KYD publishing director Rebecca Starford, Allen & Unwin publisher Jane Palfreyman and the 2018 award winner Nicole McAlinden.
A shortlist will be announced on 22 July. For the first time this year, each shortlisted author will receive the week-long KYD/Varuna Copyright Agency Fellowship, while the winner will receive $4000.
For more information about the award, see the KYD website.