About Chris Gill


Lambda Literary Award finalist Chris Gill is the author of the bestselling coming-of-age novel, The Nowhere.

Chris was born in Eastbourne in the UK and moved to New Zealand with his family at age two. He spent six years in Auckland, before returning to the UK with his family and living in Sussex. He studied Journalism at university in Hampshire.

On graduating, Chris began a career in copywriting in London, where he worked for three years before moving to Australia in 2014.

In 2015, Chris released his debut novel – a dystopian sci-fi story titled Shell – through his co-founded publishing company, PRNTD. He then released his debut book of poetry, Verses, the following year. 

In 2019, Chris released what he considers his first serious novel – an LGBT+ coming-of-age mystery set in outback Western Australia. The Nowhere received glowing reviews from both independent media and his ever-growing fan base.

Chris is currently working on a new novel, a crime story set in New Zealand’s South Island.

Chris lives in Sydney with his husband.