Hafsah FaizalHafsah Faizal is an American author of young adult novels, best known for her fantasy novel We Hunt the Flame. Faizal was born in Florida and grew up in California. She is of Sri Lankan and Arab descent and is an American Muslim. Her parents are both Muslim Sri Lankan immigrants. When she hit puberty, Faizal started wearing a niqab, after years of asking her parents to let her. She was homeschooled starting age 13, the same age when she first started building her design skills, which ultimately turned into her founding her own web design company, IceyDesigns, at 17. Faizal names fellow young adult novelists Leigh Bardugo, Roshani Chokshi, and Renée Ahdieh as some of her major literary influences and describes Graceling by Kristin Cashore as the book that made her fall in love with reading.
Steve FeaseySteve Feasey was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK in 1968. From a modest background, he found escape in books, and spent much of his time in his local library. Always an avid reader, he only began writing in his late thirties, but was fortunate to land a publishing deal for his very first book, Changeling.
Christine FeehanChristine Feehan (born Christine King) was born in California. She grew up with three brothers and ten sisters. She is married to Richard Feehan, with whom she has had 11 children.
Feehan has over 30 novels published and is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. Her debut novel, Dark Prince, published in 1999 won three Paranormal Excellence Awards for Romantic Literature (PEARL) for that year. Since then she has won seven more PEARL awards and has been on numerous bestsellers list including those of Publishers Weekly, USA Today, and The New York Times. Feehan has also received a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times and been nominated for a RITA award from the Romance Writers of America.
Jasper FfordeJasper Fforde was an enthusiastic member of the film industry for nineteen years before becoming published. Author of five 'Thursday Next' and two 'Nursery Crime' books, he says that writing is "The same as filming, really. Only you do all of the jobs, and not just one."
He currently lives and works in Wales, where his hobbies include family, flying and photography. 'Shades of Grey', Due out in January 2010, will be his eighth novel. His mother, wife, editor and children all think it's really good.
C.A. FletcherCharlie Fletcher (born 1960) is a British screenwriter and author. After many years writing for film and television, he is now probably best known for his children's novel, Stoneheart. After studying English Literature at university, Fletcher began his career in the film business and then progressed to the BBC where he worked in film editing. He then went to California where he became a screenwriter. He wrote screenplays for TriStar, MGM, Paramount and Warner Bros. among others. He also moved into other types of writing, including magazine features, a computer game and as a national Sunday newspaper columnist and a restaurant reviewer.
Fernando A. FloresFernando A. Flores was born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and raised in South Texas. He is the author of the story collection Death to the Bullshit Artists of South Texas, and his debut novel, Tears of the Trufflepig, will be released May 2019. Fernando was the recipient of a 2014 literary award from the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation, and his fiction and poetry have appeared in various publications since 2006.
Irene & Raiti FloresIrene Flores is an illustrator, occasional author, karaoke aficionado, and full-time coffee drinker. Growing up in the Philippines, she was heavily influenced by both Japanese animation and American comics. She currently lives and works in San Luis Obispo, CA, and her goals for the future include creating another graphic novel, participating in an escape room, and eating a Monte Cristo sandwich.
Katie M. FlynnKatie M. Flynn is a writer, editor, and educator based in San Francisco. Her short fiction has appeared in Colorado Review, Indiana Review, The Masters Review, Ninth Letter, Tin House, Witness Magazine, and many other publications. Her debut novel, The Companions, about love, revenge, and uploaded consciousness, is out now from Scout Press/Gallery Books. Katie has been awarded Colorado Review’s Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction, a fellowship from the Writers Grotto, and the Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing. She holds an MFA from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Geography from UCLA.