Hans Fallada was one of the best-known German writers of the twentieth century. Born in 1893 in Greifswald, north-east Germany, as Rudolph Wilhelm Adolf Ditzen, he took his pen-name from a Brothers Grimm fairytale. His most famous works include the novels, Little Man, What Now? and The Drinker. Fallada died in 1947 in Berlin.
Jennifer Fallon was born in Victoria, Australia, the ninth child in a family of thirteen girls. Her prolific career includes work as a youth worker, store detective, advertising sales rep and executive secretary.
David Farland has worked as a prison guard, missionary, business manager, technical writer and pie maker, but now writes full-time. He lives in Utah with his wife and five children.
Joseph Fink created and co-writes the Welcome to Night Vale podcast, novel and touring live show. In his mid-twenties he started Commonplace Books, producing two collections of short works which he edited at his office job when his boss wasn't looking. He is from California but doesn't live there anymore.
John M. Ford
John M. Ford is a writer of science fiction and fantasy and, under a pseudonym, children's fiction. He is winner of the Philip K. Dick Award and two World Fantasy Awards, including one for THE DRAGON WAITING, a Gollancz Fantasy Masterwork.
Alan Dean Foster
Alan Dean Foster is the author of many SF adventures, the Spellsinger fantasy series and a number of film and TV tie-ins - including the hugely popular Alien novelizations.
Bestselling paranormal romance author Jacquelyn Frank is currently living in North Carolina, and has been writing romantic fiction ever since she picked up her first teen romance at age thirteen. She is a powerful advocate of reading and writing and believes there is nothing more rewarding than the imagination and all it inspires..
Pamela Freeman has a Doctorate of Creative Arts and has also lectured in creative writing. She has won awards for children's writing and biography and the Castings trilogy is Pamela's first adult fantasy work. She lives in Sydney with her husband and young son.
Max Frei is the author of the internationally bestselling Labyrinths of Echo series, starring a character also called Max Frei, as well as books on literature and art. She lives in Moscow.
Marilyn French (1929 - 2009) was regarded as one of the greatest living feminist writers. Her controversial and provocative first novel THE WOMEN'S ROOM, published in 1977, sold 20 million copies worldwide and quickly became a classic of the women's movement. Marilyn French was also a literary critic. She died in May 2009.
Celia S. Friedman has been a voracious reader from her earliest days and began writing at the age of thirteen. She studied then taught costume design at university but now writes full-time and teaches a creative writing course at a local high school.
Jeaniene Frost is the author of the dark fantasy NIGHT HUNTRESS series. A long-time vampire aficionado, she currently lives in Florida with her husband and dog.You can learn more at www.jeanienefrost.com.
Cocoa Fujiwara made her manga debut at the age of fifteen, choosing to forego high school and focus on a career in manga. She is the author of a number of fantasy romance series, including Dear and Inu x Boku SS.
John R. Fultz
John R. Fultz lives in the North Bay Area, California. When not writing novels, stories or comics, John teaches English Literature at the high school level and plays a mean guitar. In a previous life he made his living as a wandering storyteller on the lost continent of Atlantis.
Maggie Furey was born in N.E. England. She is a qualified teacher but has also reviewed books on BBC Radio Newcastle, been an advisor in the Durham Reading Resources centre & organized children's book fairs. She now lives in County Wicklow, Ireland, with her husband and two cats.
Maggie Furey was one of the original WHS Fresh Talent authors and has gone on to be very successful in the UK and USA. She is also widely translated. She underwent extensive heart surgery years ago and has since made a full recovery. Brought up in County Durham, she now lives in Ireland near Limerick.