Rebecca Starford


Rebecca Starford is a Melbourne-based editor and co-founder of Kill Your Darlings, and associate publisher at Affirm Press.

Her writing on books has been published in The Age, Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian newspapers.

‘Bad Behaviour’ is a chapter from her memoir-in-progress, which recounts her experiences at Geelong Grammar School’s Timbertop campus in 1998.


On ‘The White Earth’, by Andrew McGahan

GR OnlineThe first breathtaking pages of The White Earth describe a fire tearing through wheat fields. This is the first of many fires, and as the novel progresses it is this particular element that will come to symbolise some of the more frightening, and ugly, aspects of the Australian psyche.

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