Diana Francis

Diana Pharaoh Francis

Graduate Faculty & MFA in Creative Writing

Diana Pharaoh Francis has published The Horngate Witches series, The Crosspointe Chronicles, and The Path trilogy, as well as a variety of short stories and essays. Her novels have been translated into German and French. Bitter Night was nominated for the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice for Best Urban Fantasy of 2009, Crimson Wind best urban fantasy heroine for 2011, and Blood Winter was nominated for Best Urban Fantasy Building of 2013. Path of Fate was nominated for the Mary Roberts Rinehart Award. Her latest book, Trace of Magic, will release in August of 2014, and she is currently working on sequels in the Crosspointe and Horngate worlds. She holds a Ph.D. in Victorian literature and literary theory, and an MA in fiction writing. She’s been teaching for more than 15 years, and now writes full time as well as teaching for the M.F.A. in Creative Writing program. She’s a member of SFWA. For more about her writing, visit www.dianapfrancis.com. She can also be found on twitter as @dianapfrancis.