Author Archives: Public Information Officer

Call for Volunteer: FM Division Head

After five years of much-appreciated service as FM Division Head, Susan George is stepping aside to allow someone else the opportunity. The IAFA board, on behalf of the entire IAFA community, thanks Susan for the hard work that she has … Continue reading

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IAFA Graduate Student Award

Information on the IAFA Graduate Student Award has now been posted at www.iafa.org. Click on “Awards” on the banner, then the link “More Information About the Graduate Student Award,” and finally a Rich Text Format version of the criteria (see … Continue reading

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2009 Crawford Award Winner

Daryl Gregory Wins Crawford The winner of the 2009 Crawford Award, for an outstanding new fantasy writer whose first book was published in 2008, is Daryl Gregory, for Pandemonium (Del Rey). The other authors on this year’s shortlist were Doug … Continue reading

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ICFA: Bookroom Needs Your Help

An Appeal for Help The ICFA bookroom needs help in setting up, maintaining and tearing down the bookroom. Here is the work schedule: 1. Sunday, March 15 – Moving the books from the storage facility to the hotel and arranging … Continue reading

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IAFA Elections

The ballot is now available for the upcoming IAFA election (Second Vice President, Treasurer). It is available from our IAFA website at www.iafa.org.

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Guy Gavriel Kay Interview

Guy Gavriel Kay is a Guest of Honor at our upcoming ICFA-30; so, it is fortunate timing that Alaya Dawn Johnson has conducted a recent interview. The link is here.

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IAFA Elections

Nominations for election to the positions 2nd Vice-President and Treasurer of the IAFA are now closed. Below you will find the candidates’ statements. Ballots for these two elections will be made available shortly. Sydney Duncan’s Candidate Statement for 2nd Vice … Continue reading

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World Fantasy Award Winners Announced

This information available from www.locusmag.com. “This year’s winners include Guy Gavriel Kay’s novel Ysabel, Elizabeth Hand’s novella Illyria, and Theodora Goss’ short story “Singing of Mount Abora”, with other categories won by Ellen Datlow, Robert Shearman, Edward Miller, Peter Crowther, … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals for Upcoming Anthology

Call for Proposals Fantastic Voyages, Monstrous Dreams, Wondrous Visions: Cinematic Folklore and Fairy Tale Film Submissions are invited for an edited collection of essays on fairy tale film. Suitable topics include but are not limited to: • Intersections between folklore, … Continue reading

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ICFA-30: Time and the Fantastic: Time is Running Out

The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts Time and the Fantastic — Update The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts will be held March 18-22, 2009, at the Orlando Airport Marriott in Orlando, Florida. … Continue reading

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