writes speculative 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 novels will be published by Tor in 2015.
Her short fiction has appeared or will appear in venues including Asimov’s (2014), Nature Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and the Impossible Futures anthology. (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 Russell Galen and Rachel Kory of Scovil Galen Gosh Literary, inc.