Author: Gwenda Bond

Gwenda Bond's debut YA novel Blackwood is forthcoming from Strange Chemistry in September 2012. She is also a contributing writer for Publishers Weekly, regularly reviews for Subterranean Online and Locus, and guest-edited a special YA issue of Subterranean Online. Her nonfiction work has appeared in the Washington Post, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among others, and she has been a guest on NPR's Weekend Edition. She holds an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts' program in writing for children and young adults. Readers of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet may know her as everyone's Dear Aunt Gwenda. She lives in a hundred-year-old house in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband author Christopher Rowe, and their pets: Hemingway the Cat, Polydactyl, LLC; Miss Emma the Dog-Girl, CPA; and Puck the Puppy, INC.

You can read much of her nonfiction work online for free, or buy some in print if you'd rather.

She is represented by Jennifer Laughran of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency.