Canadian author of "The War of the Shard"
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FRANCES KOZIAR is a fiction, poetry, and nonfiction writer with publications in over seventy different literary magazines and outlets, including Best Canadian Essays 2021, Daily Science Fiction, Vallum: Contemporary Poetry, and Canadian Notes & Queries. Her first novel, "The War of the Shard", was nominated for iUniverse's Editor's Choice Award, and she is seeking an agent for two diverse NA high fantasy novels and a few original children's fairy tales (PBs).

She is a young (disabled) retiree with a background in academic anthropology and archaeology, a past microfiction editor, and a committed social justice advocate lacking several kinds of privilege. She is also active in the Unitarian Universalist space.

She lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.