Fran Wilde’s work includes the Andre Norton-, and Compton Crook Award-winning and Nebula-nominated novel Updraft and its sequel Cloudbound, publishing from Tor in September 2016. Her short stories appear in Asimov’s, Tor.com, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Nature. Her novella The Jewel and Her Lapidary is available from Tor.com Publishing. (Bibliography.)Her interview series Cooking the Books–about the intersection between food and fiction–has appeared at Strange Horizons, Tor.com, iTunes, and on her blog, franwilde.wordpress.com. She writes for publications including The Washington Post, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, iO9.com, and GeekMom.com. You can find her on twitter @fran_wilde and Facebook @franwildewrites.
Fran Wilde writes science fiction and fantasy. She can also tie a bunch of sailing knots, set gemstones, and program digital minions.
She’s taught writing and digital media at two colleges, a high school for the creative arts, and a long-distance program for young writers.
Her first novel, the high-flying fantasy and Andre Norton-, and Compton Crook Award-winning, and Nebula-nominated Updraft, was published by Tor 2015. Cloudbound – the companion novel to Updraft – appears in September 2016. Both are set in the Bone Universe.
Her short fiction has appeared in venues including Asimov’s, Nature Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Tor.com. (Bibliography.) Her poetry has appeared in The Marlboro Review, Articulate, and Poetry Baltimore. Her critical work has appeared in Educause Quarterly.
Her digital media projects include games, dynamic widgets, and 3D immersive narratives.
She holds an MFA in poetry and an MA in information architecture and interaction design. She is a 2011 graduate of Viable Paradise and attended Taos Toolbox 2012.
She reads too much and is a friend of the Oxford comma.
Fran is represented by Barry Goldblatt at BG Literary.