Thoraiya Dyer

Conflux 15 Guest of Honour

This year’s Conflux Conference Guest of Honour is Thoraiya Dyer.

Thoraiya Dyer is an Aurealis and Ditmar award-winning, Sydney-based writer and veterinarian. Her short science fiction and fantasy stories have appeared in Clarkesworld, Analog, Apex, Cosmos, Nature, the anthology “Bridging Infinity” and boutique collection “Asymmetry.” Thoraiya’s novels “Crossroads of Canopy,” “Echoes of Understorey,” and “Tides of the Titans” are published by Tor books. Find her online at or on Twitter @ThoraiyaDyer.



Dr Rob Porteous

Conflux 14 MC
Rob is a Canberra writer and editor who dreams of being an Evil Overlord. Completely ambidextrous, he’s working on a sprawling epic fantasy novel and a neon-sharp cyberpunk SF novel simultaneously. In between times, he runs the Canberra Spec-fic Guild’s Novel Writing Master class and writes the odd short story.