Category Archives: IAFA

Volunteer Survey

Our registrar ask attendees to fill out this volunteer survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1krBnXe7eswxCoIYfFdCAJOSVzuPP09NRQxtm29YDfVA/viewform

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BOOK HOTEL AT CONFERENCE RATE

TODAY is the last day to book a hotel room at the IAFA rate. http://iafa.highpoint.edu/annual-conference/the-hotel/  

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Sunday Excursion to the Kennedy Space Center

Hi, everybody, I hope you are all looking forward to ICFA. I am finalizing plans for transportation for our Sunday Excursion to the Kennedy Space Center, and I want to make sure I have room for everybody who wants to … Continue reading

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Samatar Wins 2014 Crawford Award

 The winner of the 2014 Crawford Memorial Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for an outstanding first fantasy book, is Sofia Samatar for A Stranger in Olondria (Small Beer Press). According to award … Continue reading

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Book Hotel Accommodations Now

Dear IAFA Members, The Board would like to remind everyone that the hotel block is often booked well in advance of the conference, and if you haven’t secured a reservation you should do so as soon as possible. Here’s a … Continue reading

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IAFA GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts presents an annual award and stipend to the graduate student submitting the most outstanding paper at the Association’s conference. The award, and a check for $250, will be presented to the winner at … Continue reading

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Doris Lessing

Nobel Prize-winning novelist Doris Lessing, 94, died at her home in London on November 17.  Lessing was Guest of Honor for ICFA’s tenth annual conference in 1989, only a year after the conference relocated to Fort Lauderdale, and proved quickly … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: ICFA Poetry

Words and words. Dear all, it’s time to think of offering a fantastic/scifi/horror poetry (no prose please!!) reading at the conference! As usual, we have two sessions, 1 hr and 1 1/2 hours, so aim to be able to have … Continue reading

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Obituary: Martha Bartter

Martha Bartter, 80, a longtime member of IAFA and perhaps its longest serving treasurer from 1995-2003, died on June 18 following an automobile accident in Kirksville, Mo., where she was a retired professor of English at Truman State University.  She … Continue reading

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THE 2014 DELL MAGAZINES AWARD

The 2014 Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing is now open for submissions. Please note there is a class-project category. Guidelines follow:  THE 2014 DELL MAGAZINES AWARD For Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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