Gwenda Bond is the author of the young adult fantasy novels Lois Lane: Fallout, Girl on a Wire, Blackwood, and The Woken Gods, with Lois Lane: Double Down and Girl in the Shadows (a companion to Girl on a Wire also set in the Cirque American) due in 2016. Gwenda's nonfiction writing has appeared in Publishers Weekly, Locus Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times, among many other publications. She has an MFA in writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives in a hundred-year-old house in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband, author Christopher Rowe, and their menagerie. Visit her online at or @gwenda on Twitter.