Meet Delilah S. Dawson at ArmadilloCon!

Delilah S. Dawson is the New York Times bestselling writer of Star Wars: Phasma, Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire (Star Wars), Star Wars: Inquisitor: Rise of the Red Blade, “The Secrets of Long Snoot” (in Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View), The Perfect Weapon: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and “Scorched” (in Star Wars Insider 165).

She’s the author of Disney Mirrorverse: Pure of Heart, Midnight at the Houdini, Bloom, The Violence, the Blud series, Servants of the Storm, the HIT series, Wake of Vultures and the Shadow series (as Lila Bowen), and a variety of short stories in anthologies such as Death & Honey, Robots vs. Fairies, Hellboy: an Assortment of Horrors, Violent Ends, Carniepunk, Three Slices, and Last Night a Superhero Saved My Life. With Kevin Hearne, she is the co-writer of the Tales of Pell series. Her middle grade works include Mine, Camp Scare, and the Minecraft Mob Squad series.

Her next works are Midnight at the Houdini, out Sept. 10, and Bloom, a horror novella, out Oct. 3.

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Her comics credits include the creator-owned Ladycastle #1-4, Sparrowhawk #1-5, Star Pig #1-4, Firefly: The Sting, The X-Files Case Files: Florida Man #1-2, Adventure Time comics #66-69, Rick and Morty Presents: Pickle Rick, Disney Descendants Fright at the Museum, and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special from BOOM! Studios, as well as stories in Star Wars Adventures #5, #6, #18, #25, and Star Wars: Forces of Destiny: Rose and Paige for IDW, Red Canary one-shots with DC’s Lazarus Planet, and Wellington, written with Aaron Mahnke of the Lore podcast.

Delilah 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. Her work has earned multiple stars from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal.

She lives in north Atlanta with her family.