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ICFA Survey: it’s not too late!

If you haven’t filled out the survey, it’s not too late!!  We’d love your feedback and will definitely review at our next board meeting so make sure your voice is heard. The survey is located at http://app.fluidsurveys.com/surveys/iafa/icfa-2012/. Thanks everyone!

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CFP Arthurian Film / TV / Electronic Games

Arthurian Film / TV / Electronic Games Collection (6/1/12) The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking proposals of 500 words for essays devoted to Arthurian-themed film, television, and/or electronic games. We are … Continue reading

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Tor/Forge E-book Titles to Go DRM-Free

Tor Books president and publisher Tom Doherty has announced the company will stop selling e-books encrypted with digital rights management (DRM) software starting this July. This change encompasses the Tor, Forge, Orb, Starscape, and Tor Teen lines. Doherty wrote, “Our authors … Continue reading

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CFP: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Legend NEPCA

SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/ 2012 Conference of The Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA) St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York 26-27 October 2012 Proposals by 1 June 2012 Proposals are invited from scholars of all … Continue reading

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Submit nominations for student caucus representative

Taryne is soliciting nominations for the next Student Caucus representative. Nominees must be students and should have attended at least one ICFA. Please feel free to self-nominate. Nominations must be submitted to Taryne off list at tarynetaylor@gmail.com by Monday, April 23. Voting … Continue reading

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SFFTV: issue on world sf – deadline Sept 2013

Science Fiction Film and Television (http://liverpool.metapress.com/content/121631/) is seeking articles for a special issue in on world sf cinema and television. Although excluding the US from discussions of world cinema and television creates a problematic opposition(ality), we are seeking critical work … Continue reading

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ICFA-33 Survey

Hope everyone has recovered from ICFA-33! It’s always so wonderful to get together each year and so hard to get back to our everyday lives sometimes. We’re so excited at how many of you were able to join us this … Continue reading

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2011 BSFA Award Winners

The 2011 BSFA Award Winners were announced at 2012 Eastercon last weekend. Congratulations everyone! Novel: The Islanders, Christopher Priest (Gollancz) Short Fiction: ‘The Copenhagen Interpretation’, Paul Cornell (Asimov’s July 2011) Artwork: Cover of Ian Whates’s The Noise Revealed, Dominic Harman … Continue reading

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2012 Hugo Awards

Reposted from the Hugo Award site. Presented at: Chicon 7, Chicago, Illinois, August 30-September 3, 2012 Toastmaster: John Scalzi Base design: Deb Kosiba Awards Administration: Diane Lacey, Jeff Orth, David Gallaher, John Platt, Helen Montgomery Best Novel Among Others, Jo … Continue reading

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2012 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced

It was announced on Friday, April 6, at Norwescon 35, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2011 in the U.S.A. is: THE SAMUIL PETROVITCH TRILOGY by Simon … Continue reading

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