Author Archives: Public Information Officer

Call for Nominations for Board Positions

Call for nominations. The following positions are open for election. President First Vice President Second Vice President Public Information Officer Schedule. Nominations are now open and will close on Friday 7th December. You may nominate yourself, or be nominated by … Continue reading

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PCA Pulp Studies (second call)

Please see below the CFP for the Pulp Studies area of the PCA/ACA.  As many of our sessions tend to focus on pulps in the fantastic, I hope that members of the IAFA and SFRA will submit proposals.  Please note … Continue reading

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Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction Deadline for inclusion in our first issue: February 1st, 2013 We are now soliciting articles for the first issue, scheduled for publication April 10th, 2013, and for subsequent issues of the Eaton … Continue reading

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Dell Award

Everyone, please let your students know it is time to work on those sf/f short stories. The Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing is open for submissions at www.dellaward.com and the Facebook page is … Continue reading

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ICFA Paper Deadline Extended

DEADLINE EXTENDED for those affected by Sandy. Please submit papers by the 10th if you are affected by this storm. We hope that everyone affected by this storm is safe.

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CFP: Law and Science Fiction, deadline Oct 10

16th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities University of London, Birkbeck March 22 and March 23, 2013 Cultural Legalities of Science Fiction (Stream) Recent developments in scholarship have seen a renewed interest … Continue reading

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New to ICFA – 10-Minute Play Festival

Submission Guidelines Only original plays never before produced are eligible. Plays must contain a fantastical element. The play, exclusive of title and cast pages, may be no more than ten pages. This means 7-10 pages in 12-point font. Longer plays … Continue reading

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ICFA CfP

When the French first translated Dante, the Italians responded with the now-common saying, “traduttore, traditore” (translator, traitor). Today, many view adaptation with similar distrust—a modern version of the Italian aphorism might be “adapter, adulterer”—but recent adaptation studies tend to concern … Continue reading

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Harry Harrison (sad news)

Harry Harrison, one of the great SF fans and writers, died last night at home after a lingering illness. Harry was active in founding SF fandom itself as a teenager in the 1930s, and attended the first World SF conevntion … Continue reading

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To ALL 2012 Banquet Goers who were unfortunate enough to order the chicken

To ALL 2012 Banquet Goers who were unfortunate enough to order the chicken The new General Manager of the Orlando Airport Marriott, Chris Donahue came on board only a few days before IAFA 2012, and as a result had to … Continue reading

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