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Announcement: The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for an Essay Not in English

The IAFA is proud to announce that the annual award given for best essay not in English has been officially renamed The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for an Essay Not in English. Jamie taught German at Virginia Tech and his … Continue reading

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Photos of the Marriott Orlando — New Site for ICFA

Bill Clemente, the IAFA Treasurer, has posted photos of the recent Executive Board retreat at the Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, our new ICFA site. If anyone would like to have a better visual then click on the link and enjoy.

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ICFA Conferences — Future Planning

There has been some discussion on iafa-l regarding the dates of ICFA-29 (March 19, 2008 to March 23, 2008) because there are a series of unavoidable conflicts, including the Easter weekend. Some of the reasons for the ICFA-29 dates and … Continue reading

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On to Orlando! Some Initial Thoughts

I’ve come home from our 2007 Executive Board meeting, kissed my wife hello, ate some dinner, and have now retreated to my office to post initial thoughts on the Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel that awaits us for our future ICFA … Continue reading

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Awards Information Update (Mythopoeic, Ditmar, and Lambda)

Locus Online has posted the finalists for Mythopoeic Awards as well as the winners for both the Ditmar Awards and the Lambda Literary Awards. The link is here.

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Locus Awards Winners

Locus Online has its list of Locus Awards Winners, including Vernor Vinge’s Rainbows End (Best Science Fiction Novel), Ellen Kushner’s The Privilege of the Sword (Best Fantasy Novel), and a variety of other awards. The link is here.

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John W. Campbell Memorial Award Finalists

As reported on Locus Online, the finalists for the 2006 John W. Campbell Memorial Award are: Ben Bova: Titan Nick DiChario: A Small and Remarkable Life David Louis Edelman: Infoquake M. John Harrison: Nova Swing Jack McDevitt: Odyssey James Morrow: … Continue reading

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