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CfP: ICFA 35 “Fantastic Empires”

35th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts Empire March 19-23, 2014 Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel The deadline for submitting proposals is October 31. Guest of Honor: Nnedi Okorafor Guest of Honor: Ian McDonald Guest Scholar: Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr. … Continue reading

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CfP: Time Travel in the Media

  We are currently seeking additional chapters to broaden two collections of essays that address time travel in the media. The collections, to be published by McFarland, will be edited by Joan Ormrod (Manchester Metropolitan University) and Matthew Jones (UCL). … Continue reading

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Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold 20th August 2014

(NB.  this takes place a couple of days after the UK Worldcon: www.loncon3.org) full name / name of organization:  Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge contact email:  una.mccormack AT anglia.ac.uk Keynote Speaker: Edward James Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract … Continue reading

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CfP: Loncon 3 Science and Social Science

http://www.loncon3.org/call-posters-science-and-social-science   Call for Posters Sponsored by Anglia Ruskin University. Loncon 3, the World Science Fiction Convention, 2014, is calling for posters for its Science and Social Science Exhibits. We welcome posters which will present the cutting edge of research … Continue reading

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2012 Shirley Jackson Award Winners Named

The winners of the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards have been posted.

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FINALISTS FOR THE 2012 SF&F TRANSLATION AWARDS

The Association for the Recognition of Excellence in SF & F Translation ARESFFT) is delighted to announce the finalists for the 2013 Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards (for works published in 2012). There are two categories: Long Form and … Continue reading

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Weird Tales: The Unique Magazine and the Evolution of American Fantasy and Horror

Call for Chapter Proposals   (Essay Collection – Abstracts due Aug. 31) With its debut in 1923, Weird Tales became the first pulp magazine with content composed entirely of supernatural and fantastic fiction. Over its three-decade run, the magazine featured … Continue reading

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2013 Locus Awards

The 2013 Locus Award winners have been announced.    

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CFP: special issue of SF Studies on Italian SF

Science-Fiction Studies* is gathering scholarly essays for a special issue on Italian Science Fiction.  The projected publication date is 2015.  Articles on this topic that would be of interest include the following themes or approaches: -       analysis and discussion of … Continue reading

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cfp: Jamie Bishop Award for an essay not in English

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts Announces its 8th 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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