Announcing ConDFW XVII Guests of Honor

We at ConDFW are thrilled to announce that our 2018 Guests of Honor will be…(drumroll, please!)…

New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris

Hugo Award-winning artist John Picacio

Join us on February 16-18, 2018 at the Radisson Fort Worth Fossil Creek!

Charlaine Harris is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing for over thirty years, and may best be known for her Sookie Stackhouse series, which was adapted into HBO’s series True Blood.  She created The Sookie Stackhouse urban fantasy series before there was a genre called “urban fantasy.” The series, which ended in 2013, has been released in over thirty languages.  Now Harris is working on a trilogy of graphic novels with Christopher Golden and artist Don Kramer, Cemetery Girl. On her own she is writing a new series set in the small town of Midnight, Texas, which has been adapted into an NBC series set to begin airing on July 24th, 2017. [ Read more ]

John Picacio is a two-time Hugo Award-winning illustrator of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. His accolades include the World Fantasy Award, the Locus Award, five Chesley Awards, and two International Horror Guild Awards. His works have illustrated the covers of books by Michael Moorcock, Harlan Ellison, Robert Silverberg, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Dan Simmons, Joe R. Lansdale, Jeffrey Ford, Frederik Pohl, James Tiptree, Jr., Mark Chadbourn, and many more. He has produced cover artwork for franchises such as Star Trek and the X-Men. [ Read more ]