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Delilah S. Dawson is the New York Times bestselling writer of Star Wars: PHASMA, The Secrets of Long Snoot, The Perfect Weapon, and Scorched; 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 Robots vs. Fairies, Hellboy: an Assortment of Horrors, Violent Ends, Carniepunk, Three Slices, and Last Night a Superhero Saved My Life. Her next book, Kill the Farm Boy, is out July 17 and co-written with Kevin Hearne.
Her comics credits include the creator-owned Ladycastle #1-4, The X-Files Case Files: Florida Man #1-2, Adventure Time comics #66-69, and Jim Henson's Labyrinth 2017 Special from BOOM! Studios, as well as stories in Star Wars Adventures #5 and #6 and Star Wars: Forces of Destiny: Rose and Paige for IDW.
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. She has earned stars from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal for WAKE OF VULTURES, as well as a star from Library Journal for the Blud e-novella The Damsel and the Daggerman.
She teaches writing classes online at LitReactor and lives in Florida with her family.
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Social Media Handles
- How I Got My Agent, Writer's Digest, 3/25/12
- Manga Maniac Cafe, 3/26/12
- Paranormal Haven, 3/26/2012
- She Wolf Reads, 3/26/2012
- The Qwillery, 3/27/2012
- My Bookish Ways, 3/28/2012
- Terrible Minds with Chuck Wendig, 4/5/2012
- Reading Between the Wines Book Club, 8/11/12
- The Book Tart, 10/2/12
- Bitten By Books, 10/24/12
- Under the Covers Book Blog, 4/30/13
- The Qwillery, 5/5/13
- RT Book Reviews May Seal of Excellence Review, 5/14/13
- Functional Nerds Podcast, part 1 and part 2
- Debutante Ball Interview, 6/22/13
- Fang-Freakin-Tastic Book Review Interview, 7/12/13
- RT Book Reviews - Delphine Dryden & I interview each other, 1/28/14
- SFFWRTCHAT, 2/12/14
- SFF Signal Interview with Patrick Hester, 4/21/14
- Reddit Fantasy AMA (Ask Me Anything), 5/1/14
- YA Book Club, regarding Servants of the Storm, 7/14/14
- 10 Things You Don't Know About Me, Teen Readers' Diary, 8/1/14
- Paranormal Unbound interview, 8/1/14
- Dear Teen Me, 8/8/14
- YA Misfits Band Geek Thursday - Servants of the Storm playlist, 8/8/14
- YA Writers Reddit AMA, 8/5/14
- 11 Fun Questions at Bustle, 8/8/14
- Podcast with Sword and Laser at BoingBoing 10/22/14
- Interview on writing Horror - Galleycat 10/28/14
- Why We Shouldn't Sugarcoat YA - BookRiot 4/14/15
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