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 Classes

Ready to go to the next level? Take a 4 or 8 hour master class with one of our New York Times bestselling authors or nationally known artists. The Master Class fee includes entry into the rest of the conference.


2 hour workshops in both art and writing will be held throughout the conference.

Teen classes

Classes geared for 12-18 year old writers and artists will develop and improve skills through creativity-stretching courses. Classes will include poetry, short story, story structure, sculpture, drawing and much more.

3 to 1 Editing Workshop

Do you need a jumpstart on editing your story or just a new set of eyes for a work in progress? Sign up for a free editing session. A published author will lead a group of three through editing 1-3 pages.

Special Events

Special events will be happening throughout the conference, and include award shows for our writing contest, book launches for authors, book launch parties and more.

Vendor Room and Art Show

Check out products from our pros and local creators in the vendor room and art show.

Event Games

Not everything is learning at Fyrecon, spend some time play with Authors, artists, Editors & Agents

Master Class & Event Instructors

Spend 4 or 8 hours with our professional creators learning to hone your skills. Master Class fees include general entry for the con.

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.

Master Class

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.

Master Class

Dave Dorman

Legendary Artist

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.

Master Class

David Farland

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

Master Class

Lynn Kurland

New York Times Bestselling Author

Lynn Kurland is the New York Times bestselling author of over three dozen Romance and Fantasy novels and novellas.

Master Class

Rob Carlos

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.

Master Class

Preston Stone

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

Master Class

Devon Dorrity


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. 

Master Class

Amy White

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.

Master Class

Chad hardin

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

Master Class


Fyrecon is an annual conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy for writing and art.

Mission Statement

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.

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