Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde’s work includes the high-flying fantasy novels Updraft (Tor, 2015) and Cloudbound (Tor, 2016). Her short stories appear in Asimov’s,, and Nature. Her novella “The Jewel and Her Lapidary,” will be published by publishing in May 2016. She writes for publications including The Washington Post, SFSignal,, Clarkesworld,, and Recent Interviews & Appearances.


Novels & Novellas

  • Updraft (Tor, 2015)
  • Cloudbound (Tor, 2016)
  • The Jewel and Her Lapidary ( 2016)


Selected Short Fiction


Selected Nonfiction & Essays

More nonfiction, essays & interviews

Related Experience

  • Visiting lecturer, visiting writer at University of Delaware (2015) & University of Richmond (2016)
  • Speaker, Library of Congress (2015)
  • Presenter, Philadelphia Geek Awards (2015)
  • Teaching experience: University-level (5 years), high school level (9 years) – CV available on request.
  • Panelist & reader at numerous conventions and workshops.
  • Writer for GeekMom,, Washington Post.

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