About Gail

Gail Carriger has multiple NYT bestsellers and over a million books in print in dozens of different languages. She writes comedies of manners mixed with urban fantasy (and sexy queer joy as G. L. Carriger). She is best known for the Parasol Protectorate and Finishing School series. She was once an archaeologist and is fond of shoes, octopuses, and tea. More »

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Gail is releasing a special offering of insider Parasolverse fun & games: Dear Lord Akeldama & Parasolverse Ephemera: Being a collection of vampire advice columns, silly steampunk philosophical treatises, and deleted scenes from the Parasol Protectorate and more!

The Heroine’s Journey Gail’s nonfiction book on narrative is out in all formats. References.

The TV animation option!

Gail finished writing a YA space opera trilogy. Learn more her newsletter, the Chirrup.

2023 events: Gail is GOH at Chicago Steampunk Exposition (April 14-16)

The Books

The Finishing School1850s Young Adult Completed Series

The Parasol Protectorate1870s Completed Series

The Custard Protocol1890s Completed Series

San Andreas ShiftersContemporary Gay Urban Fantasy Series

Delightfully Deadly1860s Finishing School Spin Off Stories

Supernatural SocietyParasolverse Stand Alone Queer Stories

Claw & Courtship1890s Stand Alone Werewolf Romances

Tinkered StarsScience Fiction Stories

Short StoriesParasolverse & Other Universes

Nonfiction & SpeakingBooks * Presentations * Workshops * Podcasts


From the Parsolverse: Ambush or Adore, Agatha & Pillover’s story, is OUT in all formats.

San Andreas Shifters offering: Vixen Ecology, Mana & Lovejoy’s short (follows The Enforcer Enigma), is a digital Chirrup exclusive.

Set in the Tinkered Stars universe: Crudrat is OUT in all formants. 

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