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Mary Fan
Mary Fan

Mary Fan is a sci-fi/fantasy writer hailing from Jersey City, NJ. She is the author of the Jane Colt sci-fi series, (Red Adept Publishing), the Starswept YA sci-fi series, (Snowy Wings Publishing), the Flynn Nightsider YA dark fantasy series (Crazy 8 Press), and Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon, a YA steampunk fantasy (Page Street Publishing). She is also the editor of Bad Ass Moms, an anthology from Crazy 8 Press.

In addition, Mary is the co-editor (along with fellow sci-fi author Paige Daniels) of the Brave New Girls young adult sci-fi anthologies, which feature tales about girls in STEM. Revenues from sales are donated to the Society of Women Engineers scholarship fund.

Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Pangaea III: Redemption (edited by Michael Jan Friedman), Keep Faith (edited by Gabriela Martins), Thrilling Adventure Yarns (edited by Bob Greenberger), Magic at Midnight (edited by Lyssa Chiavari and Amy McNulty),  They Keep Killing Glenn (edited by Peter and Kathleen David), Tales of the Crimson Keep: Newly Renovated Edition (edited by Bob Greenberger), Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom for All Benefitting Planned Parenthood (from ComicMix), and Love, Murder & Mayhem (edited by Russ Colchamiro).

Book Title(s):

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon (Page Street Publishing, 2019)

Starswept (Snowy Wings Publishing, 2017)

Wayward Stars (Snowy Wings Publishing, 2019)

Seize the Stars (Snowy Wings Publishing, 2020)

Flynn Nightsider and the Edge of Evil (Crazy 8 Press, 2018)

A Girl Called Firedragon: Tales from the Flynn Nightsider Universe (Crazy 8 Press, 2019)

Artificial Absolutes (Red Adept Publishing, 2013)

Synthetic Illusions (Red Adept Publishing, 2014)

Virtual Shadows (2015)

Windborn (Red Adept Publishing, Snowy Wings Publishing, 2020)

Bad Ass Moms (Crazy 8 Press, 2020)

Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls & Gadgets (Brave New Girls, 2015)

Brave New Girls: Stories of Girls Who Science and Scheme (Brave New Girls, 2017)

Brave New Girls: Tales of Heroines Who Hack (Brave New Girls, 2018)

Brave New Girls: Adventures of Gals and Gizmos (Brave New Girls, 2019)

Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls Who Tech and Tinker (Brave New Girls, 2020)

Award(s) and Accolade(s):

2017 Silver Winner: Foreword INDIES Book of the Year in Young Adult Fiction (Starswept)
2018 Finalist: Young Adult Romance Writers of America Athena Award for Excellence in YA/NA Speculative Fiction (Starswept)

Publishers Weekly starred review (Artificial Absolutes)

Chinese American
Age Categories:
Young Adult
Fantasy, Science Fiction
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