Fran Wilde's short fiction has appeared in Asimov's, Nature, and elsewhere. Her debut novel Updraft was published in 2015 to wide acclaim. She blogs about food and genre at Cooking the Books (franwilde.wordpress.com/cooking-the-books) and for the popular social-parenting website GeekMom. She lives in Philadelphia with her family.
Praise for Fran Wilde The Jewel and Her Lapidary is a splendid tale of courage and transformation in a world as exquisite as Wilde's prose. You will be utterly entranced. --Ken Liu, Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award winner and author of The Grace of Kings Extraordinary world-building and cascading levels of intrigue make Wilde's debut fantasy novel soar. --Publishers Weekly on Updraft