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The Binding Strength of Irish Studies

Congratulations to Donald Morse and his wife for their new book, The Binding Strength of Irish Studies. It’s a real work of love and we’re delighted about this accomplishment! The Binding Strength of Irish Studies: Festschrift in Honour of Csilla … Continue reading

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2011 Locus Award Finalists have been announced!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2011 Locus Awards. Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2011. Good luck everyone!

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In Memoriam: Joanna Russ (1937-2011)

We are so sad to hear of Joanna Russ’s passing after a series of strokes. Thank you Locus for this obituary. Joanna Russ was a prolific fiction and non-fiction writer and is best known for her novel, The Female Man, … Continue reading

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2011 Hugo and Campbell Award nominees announced

http://www.locusmag.com/News/2011/04/2011-hugo-and-campbell-awards-nominees/ Nominees for the Hugo Awards and for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer have been announced by Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Reno, Nevada, August 17-21, 2011. The Hugo Awards … Continue reading

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Seminar on Appalachian folk and fairy tales at WVU

An exciting opportunity will be taking place at West Virginia University this coming June. Folklorist and literary scholar Carl Lindahl will be leading the WVU English Department’s annual Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies from June 9-12, 2011 on … Continue reading

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Diana Wynne Jones 1934-2011

We are deeply saddened to lose respected author and friend Diana Wynne Jones to cancer.

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*Deadline Extended* CfP: SFRA 2010

Proposal and Regular (non-late) registration deadlines have been extended to May 15. And in case you haven’t seen it yet, visit the conference website at www.sfra2010.ning.com. Rather than a static site, this year’s conference web presence is a social network … Continue reading

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Chesley Awards to be announced at Renovation!

Chesley Awards to be announced at Renovation! Renovation The 69th World Science Fiction Convention RCFI PO Box 13278 Portland, OR 97213-0278 press@renovationsf.org www.renovationsf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, August 9, 2009 Reno – Renovation is pleased to announce that the 2011 … Continue reading

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Charles N. Brown, 1937-2009

A good friend to the IAFA and ICFA, Charles N. Brown has passed away. Here is the link to his obituary on Locus.

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A Loss to the Association

On Saturday, June 27, ICFA founder, Bob Collins, passed away in his home at age 80 after an incredibly swift-moving battle with cancer. Thirty years ago, Bob, a professor at Florida Atlantic University, gambled that a mass mailing to university … Continue reading

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