Visiting Professor in the Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing BA, University of California; MA, Iowa State University; PhD, Ball State Universitydfrancis@western.eduPeopleBiographyDiana Pharaoh Francis has written several fantasy series. The Path trilogy, which includes Path of Fate (nominated for the Mary Roberts Rinehart Award), Path of Honor and Path of Blood, is epic fantasy. She has also written theCrosspointe Chronicles, including The Cipher, The Black Ship, The Turning Tide, and The Hollow Crown. She also writes The Horngate Witches series, Bitter Night (nominated for the RT Best Urban Fantasy 2010), Crimson Wind(Nominated for the RT best Urban Fantasy Heroine, 2011), and Shadow City (a Top Pick at RT), and Blood Winter. Her latest book is Trace of Magic, a Diamond City Magic novel. For more information, including a printable book list, maps of her worlds, updated news, and other odd and fun tidbits, go to www.dianapfrancis.com. You can also find her on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Diana-Pharaoh-Francis-Fantasy-Writer/1630... and on twitter at @dianapfrancis.