Fran Wilde is the author of the high-flying Bone Universe Series, which includes Updraft ([Tor 2015], Andre Norton Award, Compton Crook Award, Nebula Finalist) and its sequels Cloudbound ([Tor 2016], Locus Recommended), and Horizon (Tor 2017); as well as the novelette, "The Jewel and Her Lapidary," (Hugo Finalist, Nebula Finalist, Locus Award Finalist [])

Her short stories and poems include "Clearly Lettered in a Mostly Steady Hand" ([Hugo Finalist, Nebula Finalist], Uncanny, September 2017), "Only Their Shining Beauty Was Left," ([WSFS Small Press Award Finalist, 2017 Best Dark Fiction and Fantasy] Shimmer, September 2016,), "Bent the Wing, Dark the Cloud," (Beneath Ceaseless Skies, September 2017)", "You Are Two Point Three Meters from Your Destination," (Uncanny, April 2015); "The Ghost Tide Chantey," (, April 2015); and "How to Walk in Historic Graveyards in the Post-Digital Age" (Asimov's, April/May 2015). Other short fiction has appeared in Asimov's, Nature, Abyss & Apex, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and the Barnes & Noble blog.

She co-edited Ad Astra, The 50th Anniversary SFWA Cookbook (SFWA 2015) with Cat Rambo, and produces the monthly podcast and interview series Cooking the Books with Aliette de Bodard. Her nonfiction appears at Clarkesworld,, and The Washington Post.

Fran lives in Philadelphia with her family.