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KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award 2020 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2020 Kill Your Darlings (KYD) Unpublished Manuscript Award has been announced.

The shortlisted writers and their works are:

  • ‘Abomination’ by Ashley Goldberg (fiction)
  • ‘The Dead Falls’ by Joshua Kemp (fiction)
  • ‘The Lies in Silence’ by Picorelli Pal (fiction)
  • ‘The Push Back’ by Hayley Scrivenor (fiction).

Each shortlisted author will receive the week-long KYD/Varuna Copyright Agency Fellowship, while the winner, to be announced in October, will receive $4000.

The shortlist was chosen from a longlist of 10 announced earlier this month. The 2020 judging panel comprises KYD publishing director Rebecca Starford, Picador publisher Mathilda Imlah and 2019 KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award winner Sam van Zweden.

For more information about the shortlisted works, see the KYD website.


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