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).
Mary is also a contributor to Star Wars Insider, the official Star Wars magazine, The Workprint, a culture website, and Across the Board, a reading/writing blog. She has previously written for the official Star Trek website.
Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon (2019)
The Starswept Trilogy:
Wayward Stars (2019)
Seize the Stars (2020)
The Flynn Nightsider Series:
Flynn Nightsider and the Edge of Evil (2018)
Flynn Nightsider and the Shards of Shadow (2022)
Flynn Nightsider and the Ire of Inferno (coming 2023!)
A Girl Called Firedragon: Tales from the Flynn Nightsider Universe (2019) - compendium
The Firedragon (2014) - novella
Firedragon Rising (2015) - novella
The Jane Colt Trilogy:
Artificial Absolutes (2013)
Synthetic Illusions (2014)
Virtual Shadows (2015)
The Fated Stars Series:
Starless (coming 2024!)
Tell Me My Name (2014) - novella
Let Me Fly Free (2016) - novella
Found Footage (2022) - novella
The Adventure of the Silicon Beeches (2017) - novella
The Brave New Girls anthologies, edited by Paige Daniels and Mary Fan:
Tales of Girls & Gadgets (2015)
Contributed story: "Takes a Hacker"
Stories of Girls Who Science and Scheme (2017)
Contributed story: "The Case of the Missing Sherlock"
Tales of Heroines Who Hack (2018)
Contributed story: "The Altered Avatar"
Adventures of Gals and Gizmos (2019)
Contributed story: "The Thirteenth Princess"
Tales of Girls Who Tech and Tinker (2020)
Contributed story: "Someone Else's Earth"
Chronicles of Misses and Machines (2022)
Contributed stories: "A Special Theory of Circus" (as Mary Fan) and "The Adventure of the Listening Machine" (as Veronica Lee)
Tales of Girls who Engineer and Explore (2023)
Contributed story: "The Lost Lab"
Edited by Mary Fan:
BAD ASS MOMS (2020)
Contributed story: "On Moonlit Wings"
Magic Under the Big Top (coming 2023 from Snowy Wings Publishing!)
[Untitled World War II Secret History Story] (coming 2024 from Blackstone Publishing!)
in Combat Monsters, edited by Henry Herz
"The Four Opera Singers of the Apocalypse" (coming 2023 from Whysper Wude!)
in The Four ???? of the Apocalypse, edited by Keith RA DeCandido
"Broken Wings" (2023)
in A Roll of the Dice: 2023 Origins Anthology, edited by Aaron Rosenberg
"Above the Salt" (2023)
in Phenomenons: Season of Darkness, edited by Michael Jan Friedman
"The Woman from Wuchu" (2023)
in Thrilling Adventure Yarns 2022, edited by Robert Greenberger
"Salt for Gold" (2022)
in Phenomenons: Every Human Creature, edited by Michael Jan Friedman
"The Space Opera Fan's Tale (or Intergalactic Journeys S6 E8: Ruins in the Sky)" (2022)
in The Fans Are Buried Tales, edited by Peter David
"With Dark Truths Draw Me" (2021)
in Sing, Goddess!, edited by Jane Watson
"They'll Never Let You In" (2021)
in Thrilling Adventure Yarns 2021, edited by Robert Greenberger
in Pangaea III: Redemption, edited by Michael Jan Friedman; also available as a standalone
"The Messenger" (2019)
in Keep Faith, edited by Gabriela Martins; also available as a standalone
"The Last Gunslinger" (2019)
in Thrilling Adventure Yarns, edited by Robert Greenberger; also available as a standalone
"The False Nightingale" (2018)
in Magic at Midnight, edited by Lyssa Chiavari and Amy McNulty; also available as a standalone
"Buried in Books" (2018)
in They Keep Killing Glenn, edited by Peter and Kathleen David
"Glisk of the Keep" (2018)
in Tales of the Crimson Keep: Newly Renovated Edition, edited by Robert Greenberger
"Returning Infinity" (2017)
in Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom for All Benefitting Planned Parenthood from ComicMix
"The Note on the Blue Screen" (2017)
in Love, Murder & Mayhem, edited by Russ Colchamiro
BRAVE NEW GIRLS TIP JAR
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