Fran Wildeâ€™s novels and short stories have been finalists for six Nebula Awards, a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, two Locus Awards, and a Lodestar. They include her Nebula- and Compton-Crook-winning debut novelÂ Updraft,Â her debut Middle Grade novelÂ Riverland,Â and the Hugo and Nebula finalistÂ The Jewel & Her Lapidary.Â Her short stories appear inÂ Asimovâ€™s,Â Tor.com,Â Beneath Ceaseless Skies,Â Shimmer,Â Nature,Â Uncanny, and Jonathan Strahanâ€™sÂ 2020 Yearâ€™s Best SFF.
Fran directs the Genre Fiction MFA concentration atÂ Western Colorado UniversityÂ and writes nonfictionÂ for publications includingÂ The Washington Post,Â The New York Times, andÂ Tor.com.Â You can find her on Twitter and atÂ franwilde.net.
- The Bone Universe: Updraft, Cloudbound, Horizon
- The Gem Universe: The Jewel & Her Lapidary, The Fire Opal Mechanism
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