Fran Wilde is an author and technology consultant. Her first fantasy novel, Updraft, debuts from Tor/Macmillan in 2015, with two more to follow. Her short stories have appeared in publications including Asimov’s, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature, Daily Science Fiction, and Abyss & Apex. Her interview series Cooking the Books–about the intersection between food and fiction–has appeared at Strange Horizons, Tor.com, and on her website, franwilde.wordpress.com. You can find her on Twitter @fran_wilde and Facebook @franwildewrites.