August 30, 2016


Keynote Speaker: Delilah S. Dawson

DFWCon’s 2022 keynote speaker is Delilah S. Dawson! She is the New York Times bestselling author of a long list of works including:

  • Star Wars: PHASMA
  • The Secrets of Long Snoot
  • The Perfect Weapon
  • Servants of the Storm
  • HIT
  • Wicked as She Wants
  • Wake of Vultures

She’s the author of a variety of short stories featured in anthologies including Death & Honey, Robots vs. Fairies, and Hellboy: an Assortment of Horrors, and she is the co-writer with Kevin Hearne of Kill the Farm Boy and No Country for Old Gnomes, the first two titles in the Tales of Pell series.

Her comics credits include Star Pig, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire, Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Ladycastle #1-4, The X-Files Case Files: Florida Man #1-2, and Rick and Morty Presents: Pickle Rick.

She is the winner of the 2015 Fantasy Book of the Year from RT Book Reviews for Wake of Vultures and the 2013 Steampunk Book of the Year and May Seal of Excellence for Wicked As She Wants.

Delilah will cover not only starting, but growing a writing career in her keynote address. And she’ll participate in panels as well.