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Call for Division Head Applications: International Fantastic and Film and Television

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Division Head of the International Fantastic (IF) Division and the Film and Television (FTV) Division. (Please see division descriptions below.) Division Heads are appointed[...]

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Final Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Final Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 15th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than[...]

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IAFA 2021 Statement

IAFA 2021 Statement Dear IAFA Members, The Board has been monitoring the ongoing situation with the pandemic closely and has met twice this summer to consider options for the 2021 conference. The future prospects remain unclear, but based on information[...]

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Call for IAFA Volunteers

The Executive Board of the IAFA is interested in receiving input on how we can more effectively reach out to and engage with authors and scholars who are Black, Indigenous, or belong to other communities of People of Color (BIPOC),[...]

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News from the IAFA Board

2021 ICFA: I’m sure you are all curious as to how plans are going for next year’s conference. At its June meeting, the Board discussed options for various possible scenarios and contingency plans. We believe it is still too early[...]

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Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 15th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than English.[...]

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Announcing The 11th Annual Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award: Call for Emerging Writers

The IAFA Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award recognizes emerging authors who use science fiction to address issues of Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination. To be considered for the award, submit the following: 200-word statement with background & goals in writing SF 4,000-word[...]

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IAFA Statement on BLM

We, the Executive Board of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, affirm that systemic racism has and continues to cause the Black community in the United States to suffer inequality, oppression, and injustice, inflicting both psychological and[...]

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Scholar’s Choice Order Form

Sad to miss out on ICFA and looking for something to read? Considering purchasing one of the “fantastic” titles Scholar’s Choice purchased for the conference. View and download the order form here: Fantastic order form 2020[...]

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2020 Award Winners

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is pleased to announce the 2020 award winners. The Crawford Award: Tamsyn Muir, Gideon the Ninth (Tor.com) The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award: Valentina Gosetti and E.J. Kent, “Maribas et la sorcellerie[...]

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