ConDFW Newsletter out!

The latest ConDFW newsletter is out! Free parking, hotel deadline (the 29th), pre-reg deadline (31st), get your work-in-progress critiqued at the con, space in the art show and dealers’s room, and finally: volunteers needed! Read all about it!


A note on parking at the convention: it’s free whether you’re staying at the hotel or offsite! Ask your friendly registration staff at the con for details about parking validation.

Hotel Reminders

We’ve been asked by several people about parking at the convention.  Parking is FREE for everyone attending the convention whether or not you are staying at the hotel! Also of note, we want to remind everyone that the cutoff date…

Guest of Honor in StoryBundle

Sherwood Smith, one of our Author Guests of Honor, has her book Lhind the Thief in the new indie fantasy-themed StoryBundle. StoryBundle is a pay-what-you-like service for ebooks, which they offer in limited-edition themed bundles. Check it out!

Did somebody say art?

Thought we’d share a little teaser of the art that our wonderful Artist Guest of Honor Galen Dara has made for us.  (Just click the “Read More” button to see.)   We hope you enjoy!

GoH AMA and Short Story Contest

Our 2015 Guests of Honor are doing a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) today, Monday December 8th, so fi you’d like to know more about them head on over to http://www.reddit.com/r/YAwriters/ and check it out. Also, the short story contest…

Weekend Membership Sale!!

It’s time for ConDFW to spread some holiday cheer! Now through Monday, we’re having a Black Friday, er, we mean Weekend Sale on memberships! For these few days, you can get your adult weekend memberships for 33% off the at-the-door…

Guest of Honor news!

Our Guests’ of Honor new book is out today! Stranger, a post-apocalyptic YA novel by Sherwood Smith and Rachel Manija Brown. Quoting Brown: Kirkus gave it a starred review, calling it “a first-rate page turner that leaves its own compelling…

Psst! Don’t tell the R.A.!

Room party at the University of Fencon TONIGHT and SATURDAY! Room 2002, starting at 9PM both nights. Including, but not limited to, poker on Friday, and a craft beer tasting on Saturday. We’ll be announcing our 2015 Artist Guest of…


Pre-reg open! Art Show and Dealers’ Room forms up! Program Book ad info ready!  Plus info on the book swap, Celestial Starbust costume contest, gaming, volunteering and more! Explore the website and get ready for a FANTASTIC convention! P.S. If…

2015 ConDFW Author Guests of Honor!

Stranger, by Rachel Manija Brown and Sherwood Smith

ConDFW welcomes our Author Guests of Honor Sherwood Smith and Rachel Manija Brown! Smith is an award-winning fantasy and science fiction author with over 40 novels to her name. Brown has published widely in formats including short stories, poetry, memoir,…

Hotel registration live

You can now book rooms online for the 2015 convention. Just follow this link to the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre website, choose your dates on the left sidebar, and pick your room.

Hotel, Website, Short Story Contest

We’ve been busy recently! Our big announcement is that we have a NEW HOTEL! The Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre is happy to host the convention in 2015, and we are looking forward to it! Room rates will be $99/night for…

Announcing the 2015 Short Story Contest!

Ready…set…type! Open up your word processors, it’s time to start composing your entry for the ConDFW XIV 2015 Short Story Contest! You’ve got until Saturday December 20th, 2014 to get us a story (or three!) of up to 3000 words.…

New Hotel for 2015

DATES and NEW HOTEL! ConDFW XIV will take place from February 13-15, 2015 at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre! The website is going to be updated and redesigned over the next couple of weeks, so stay tuned!