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ICFA Accessibility Policy

ICFA is committed to being an accessible conference that supports the varied needs of our members. We understand how important it is for our attendees and panelists to feel comfortable and welcome. The conference is held at the Orlando Marriott[...]

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Call for Division Head Applications

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Head of the Horror Literature (HL) and Visual and Performing Arts and Audiences (VPAA) Divisions. Those interested in applying must send a cover letter[...]

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2016 Crawford Award Announced

The winner of the 2016 Crawford Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for a first book of fantasy fiction, is Kai Ashante Wilson for The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps (Tor). The judges cited[...]

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David G. Hartwell: 1941-2016

David G. Hartwell, who would have turned 75 this summer, attended his first ICFA in Boca Raton in 1984—only the fifth conference—and immediately earned his place in conference folklore when he and Justin Leiber (Fritz’s son; they were both guests[...]

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Overflow Hotel

Hello Everyone! As you may or may not be aware, the Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside Hotel is completely booked. The good news is that we have secured an overflow hotel at an excellent group rate! The overflow hotel is the Sheraton[...]

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ICFA REGISTRATION

Dear ICFA Participants: REDUCED PRICE REGISTRATION ENDS JAN. 14. after which it goes up from $110 to $135 ($165 after Jan. 31)–see prices and cutoff dates attached. HOTEL: Last year, the reduced-price hotel rooms were sold out by Feb.1–given our[...]

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IAFA Election for IAFA President and 1st Vice President Open

Voting for the next IAFA President and 1st Vice President is now open.  Please click the following link to read the candidate’s statements and place your vote.  Elections will close on January 10, 2016 and the winners will be announced[...]

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CfP: 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[...]

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Call for Nominations – IAFA President and 1st VP by October 30th

Call for Nominations – IAFA President and 1st VP by October 30th Download this call as a file from Dropbox here. The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces a Call for Nominations for the elected Executive Board positions[...]

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CfP: ICFA 37 – Wonder Tales

Please join us for ICFA 37, March 16-20, 2016, when our theme will be Wonder Tales. Folklorists often use this term to refer to the stories commonly known as “fairy tales” due to the genre’s emphasis on the marvelous and[...]

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