Topic archives: Rebecca Starford

Guest review: Lisa Down on <i>Kill Your Darlings: Issue Four</i>

Guest review: Lisa Down on Kill Your Darlings: Issue Four

April 19, 2011 1

Kill Your Darlings: Issue Four (Aus) Ed: Rebecca Starford January 2011 reviewed by Lisa Down Call me a philistine, but I wasn’t previously familiar with the Australian quarterly Kill Your Darlings. It means I don’t have a standard by which I can judge this edition but I walked away satisfied that it had provided the […]

Guest review: Elena Gomez on <i>Kill Your Darlings Issue One</i>

Guest review: Elena Gomez on Kill Your Darlings Issue One

April 12, 2010 2

I was really excited when Ange asked me to review the very first issue of new literary journal Kill Your Darlings, created by some hip Melbourne literary-types, edited by Affirm Press’s Rebecca Starford. Then I read its opening article: Gideon Haigh’s scathing piece on the Australian book review landscape. I got a little stage fright […]

Melbourne Writers Festival diary 2009 part six: like a mother to a son

Melbourne Writers Festival diary 2009 part six: like a mother to a son

August 28, 2009 5

‘We were all feeling a bit shagged and fagged and fashed, it being a night of no small expenditure.’ – Alex, A Clockwork Orange (film version). I slept in and I’m running late for things but I would never forget about ye, droogs. Wednesday night I hosted cocktails at Match Bar in the city. We […]