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George R. R. Martin named USA Today Author of the Year

Read about how HBO helped make George R. R. Martin Author of the Year with USA Today. Congratulations!

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Rusty Hevelin (1922-2011)

We are very sad about long time attendee of the conference, James “Rusty” Hevelin passing away yesterday. Rusty could always be found in the company of Joe and Gay Haldeman. He had been an active member of the science fiction … Continue reading

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Ad Astra Call for Papers

James Gunn’s Ad Astra is a new online publication dedicated to the study, advancement, and celebration of speculative fiction in the twenty-first century. Ad Astra will be edited by volunteers at the Center for the Study of Science fiction at … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – special issue of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

“Performing the Fantastic” — special issue of the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts Jen Gunnels, Drama Critic/ New York Review of Science Fiction Isabella van Elferen, Musicologist/ Utrecht University The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts (JFA) … Continue reading

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Did you know you can pay your fees through PayPal?

You may send payment to the Membership Coordinator with your application or you may pay online through PayPal using any major credit card or a PayPal account. You should still send in your registration via mail, though. Some benefits include: … Continue reading

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Sad news: Anne McCaffrey (1926 – 2011)

I’m sure we are all saddened by the news of Anne McCaffey’s passing. She was best known as the author of the popular Pern series but in all, she wrote or co-authored over 100 books and was the first woman … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

You all may think I’m a little crazy to add the death of Steve Jobs to our blog as an industry news. But you have to understand… this is to me a real life science fiction hero. Many of us … Continue reading

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Donald’s ICFA Banquet Update!

Curious about what fine banquet dining Donald has worked out with the caterers at the hotel? Get a preview of the menu of succulent concoctions that await you in March! In fact, there are even lactose and gluten free options! … Continue reading

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Plan ahead – conference dates in the future

Ever sit and just look at your Outlook or Google calendar years ahead and get excited at the possibilities? Well here’s one more thing you can add to that calendar! Make sure you have these blocked off for ICFA! ICFA … Continue reading

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Hugo Award winners and the Campbell Award have been announced!

Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the 2011 Hugo Award winners and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. We’re so excited to see so many familiar faces including the ICFA 2011 Guest of Honor, … Continue reading

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