Fyrecon is three day conference on art and writing on science fiction and fantasy. We offer over 180 workshop and classes by published authors and artists. Looking to go to the next level? Check out our 4 and 8 hour master classes taught by bestselling authors and national recognized artists.
Join us for a great learning experience June 21-23
Weber State University Davis
2750 University Park Boulevard, Layton, UT 84041
Master Class & Event Instructors
Christie Craig/ C.C.Hunter
New York Time Bestseller
Christie Craig, AKA C.C. Hunter, a New York Times Bestseller, is an Alabama native, a multi-published writer, motivational speaker, and writing teacher.
Dr. Charles E. Gannon
New York Times Bestselling Author
Dr. Charles E. Gannon is an award-winning, Nebula finalists and NYT best-sellers. Dr. Gannon has been a Fulbright Fellow at Liverpool University, Palacky University [Czech Republic], and the University of Dundee.
Eisner, Inkpot and Bram Stoker Award-winning artist and illustrator Dave Dorman was voted #1 Star Wars Artist by the fans in 1996. Today he continues creating his signature dramatic, action-packed art for book and magazine covers, movie and album covers, toy packaging, toy, creature and character design, and comic book covers.
New York Times Bestselling Author
David Farland is an award-winning, bestselling author with over 50 novels in print. He is best known for his NYT bestselling series The Runelords
Artist and Game Art Director
Rob Carlos got his start illustrating for the Robert Jordan “Wheel of Time” card game in 1998, and has been working with book and game publishers ever since.
Artist and Art Director for Fantasy Flight Games
Preston, an artist with a passion for illustration in the Fantasy/Sci-fi genre was a 2015 winner of L. Ron Hubbard’s “Illustrators of the Future”. Preston is the Art Director for Fantasy Flight Games which creates card,video, and board games for a variety of popular properties
Devon Dorrity is a sculptor of fantastic beasts and beautiful creatures. His work been included in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. His bronze sculpture, Queen of the Seas, was in the Best of Spectrum Exhibit in NYC’s Museum of American Illustration. In 2014 his Queen of the Seas won a Chesley award.
Cracking the Story Code Instructor
Amy is a children’s literature specialist. Experienced in the languages of story, Amy became an ardent student of the Katherine J. Farmer method of script and text analysis in 2010.
Comic Book Artist
Chad Hardin’s love affair with comics started childhood. In 2006 he started at DC Comics on Countdown to Mystery, which led to work on Reign in Hell, The Spirit, The Warlord, Zatanna, and Demon Knights. In 2013 Chad became the Artist DC’s Harley Quinn with Amanda Conner and Jimmy Polmiotti. Harley Quinn #1 for DC’s Rebirth event became one of the best selling comics of 2016. Chad is a professor of illustration at Utah Valley University
Fyrecon works to provide intensive classes for creators of science fiction and fantasy works. We believe this is best achieved by creating an environment where professional artists and authors can directly interact with attendees on a personal level. To achieve our goals, we partner with subject matter experts both within and without the creative community where technology fuels creativity and creativity fuels technological advances. Fyrecon is for creators of all ages, and we believe it is never too late or too early to start creating.