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Gwenda Bond

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Gwenda Bond is the author of the YA novels THE WOKEN GODS and BLACKWOOD (out now, Strange Chemistry), with Girl on a Wire coming in 2014 (Skyscape). BLACKWOOD is currently in development as a TV series by MTV, Grammnet Productions, and Lionsgate TV. She is also a contributing writer for Publishers Weekly, regularly reviews for 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 an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

She lives in a hundred-year-old house in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband, author Christopher Rowe, and their pet.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Mystery, Horror
Gwenda Bond recommends
Cadaver & Queen (2018)
(Cadaver & Queen, book 1)
Alisa Kwitney
"Strikingly written and impeccably conjured."
A Thousand Fires (2019)
Shannon Price
"Pulls you in close and shows you what it means to keep fighting. Shannon Price is one to watch."
The Unwilling (2020)
Kelly Braffet
"Gorgeously told, The Unwilling is at once a sweeping epic and an intimate portrait of being trapped in an oppressive regime. Meet your new favorite fantasy writer."
Mexican Gothic (2020)
Silvia Moreno-Garcia
"Stylish and sinister . . . a gothic masterpiece."
Deal with the Devil (2020)
(Mercenary Librarians, book 1)
Kit Rocha
"A roller coaster of nail-biting thrills combined with top-notch world-building, palpable heat, and real emotional stakes. You're going to love it."

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