Gillian Redfearn is the Publishing Director of Gollancz, the world’s oldest Science Fiction and Fantasy imprint.
Within five months of joining the Gollancz team as editorial assistant, she had commissioned the bestselling First Law trilogy from Joe Abercrombie.
She was selected as a Bookseller Rising Star when she became Editorial Director for Gollancz and two years later, Gollancz was shortlisted for best imprint in the Bookseller Awards.
From the beginning of her career Redfearn has worked across the science fiction and fantasy genres with bestselling and award winning authors including Emirates Airline Festival of Literature authors Joe Hill, Joe Abercrombie, Joanne Harris, Brandon Sanderson and Alastair Reynolds, among many others.
She is based in London.