Trudi Canavan

bestselling author of The Black Magician Trilogy

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After a late beginning, this year’s summer in Melbourne has been hot. I’ve been alternating between hibernating under the air-conditioner during heatwaves and obsessively writing during the breaks between. It doesn’t leave much room for anything else. But with less than a hundred days until Thief’s Magic is released, I’ve been thinking about ways I […]


Lately I’ve been lost in the worlds of the Millennium’s Rule trilogy, writing Angel of Storms. Or rather, rewriting, since these first chapters were once part of a novel I wrote way back when I was looking for a publisher for the Black Magician Trilogy. They are just as exciting to write now as the […]

Win Win!

While I was in the UK I delivered to my publisher some signed bookmarks and sets of badges (made by me!) for them to use as prizes on the Facebook fanpage. They’re up for grabs now. All you have to do is tell them why you love reading my books in 250 characters or less. […]

Thief’s Magic Cover Reveal

I don’t envy the challenge my publishers have faced, coming up with the cover for Thief’s Magic. The new series needed a look that related to my previous covers yet also moved in a new direction. What they’ve come up with is brilliant: It connects many of the elements in the story, from the sentient […]

Australian & New Zealand Fantasy Writers

Earlier this year, in preparation for a panel at the Austalian National Convention I did a lot of searching around the internet and created a spreadsheet tracking the output of Australia and New Zealand’s published fantasy writers. Well, most of them. Since I did have a book to write, I kept to writers published by […]