Please upload: cover letter, synopsis and first chapter, double-spaced 12 pt serif font (Times New Roman)
Looking for: science fiction, fantasy and horror, but has published all types of commercial fiction, including thrillers, crime, women’s fiction and romance and is happy to pass any genres outside her own imprint’s needs to colleagues within Quercus
Not interested in: children’s or YA fiction, literary fiction and non-fiction
Jo is the publisher of Jo Fletcher Books, a specialist fantasy, science fiction and horror imprint, part of Quercus, which she started after 16 years with Victor Gollancz, first an independent publisher (non-fiction, literary, commercial and children’s fiction) and latterly one of the country’s biggest SF and fantasy imprints. She is the publisher of Eoin Colfer’s new fantasy novel for adults, Highfire. Jo used to be an investigative journalist in Fleet Street and spent several years as a film and book critic. She has published widely and her work includes non-fiction, ghost-written military and historical, fantasy and horror fiction.