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CfP: JFA Special Issue “After/Lives: What’s Next for Humanity?”

“After/Lives: What’s Next for Humanity?” Special issue of Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts Guest Editors: Sarah Juliet Lauro, PhD. Co-editor of Better Off Dead: The Evolution of the Zombie as Post-Human. UC Davis: <slauro@ucdavis.edu> Kyle Bishop, PhD. Author … Continue reading

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cfp: PARADOXA’s “Africa SF” issue

Paradoxa is seeking submissions of previously unpublished essays on subjects related to AFRICAN SCIENCE FICTION In 2010, Pumzi, the first Kenyan sf movie, won the best short film award at the Cannes Independent Film Festival, and the South African co-production … Continue reading

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CFP: Tales After Tolkien in Kalamazoo

CFP: Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Twenty-First Century Fantasy Literature Panel at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo. May 9-12, 2013 http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/ For a work of contemporary fantasy literature to be compared with those of J. R. R. Tolkien can be … Continue reading

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CFP: Critical YA fantasy, paranormal, and dystopian lit

You are invited to submit a research paper for possible inclusion in an anthology of critical essays on YA fantasy, paranormal, and dystopian literature. YA literature has a significant influence on today’s teens; yet, only recently have critics begun to … Continue reading

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Campbell and Sturgeon Award Winners Announced

Reposted from the Center for the Study of Science Fiction winners of this year’s John W. Campbell Memorial Award for the best science fiction novel and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for the best short science fiction have been revealed, Christopher … Continue reading

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Cfp Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic written in a language

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts Announces its 7th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic written in a language other than English. The IAFA defines the fantastic to include science fiction, … Continue reading

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2012 Locus Awards Winners

The winners of the 2012 Locus Awards have been announced: Science Fiction Novel Embassytown, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan) Leviathan Wakes, James S. A. Corey (Orbit US; Orbit UK) 11/22/63, Stephen King (Scribner; Hodder & Stoughton as 11.22.63) Rule 34, … Continue reading

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CFP: 2013 Eaton/SFRA Conference (4/10-14)

The 2013 Joint Eaton/SFRA Conference Science Fiction Media April 10-14, 2013 Riverside Marriott Hotel Riverside, California This conference—cosponsored by the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy (UC Riverside) and the Science Fiction Research Association—will examine science fiction in multiple … Continue reading

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IGA 2013 CFP

Gothic Technologies/Gothic Techniques Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, 2013 August 5 – 8, 2013: University of Surrey, United Kingdom Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College, University of London), Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University), other Keynotes TBA … Continue reading

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David Gemmell Legend Award Winners 2012 Announced

Reposted from the Gemmell Award website: This year’s David Gemmell Awards For Fantasy were presented on June 15, 2012 in a ceremony held at London’s Magic Circle headquarters. The winners were: Ravenheart Award (best cover art): Raymond Swanland – Blood … Continue reading

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