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SCIAFA Graduate Student Writing Workshop

SCIAFA Graduate Writing Workshop One of the main events sponsored by the IAFA Student Caucus is the SCIAFA Writing Workshop that takes place during ICFA. It is a chance for graduate students to share their written work with a professional[...]

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2018 IAFA Crawford Award and Shortlist Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/14/2018 2018 IAFA Crawford Award and Shortlist Announced The winner of the 2018 Crawford Award, presented annually by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts for a first book of fantasy, is Carmen Maria Machado[...]

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ICFA 39 Call for Flash Plays

CALL FOR PLAYS Unfashioned Creatures…Half Made Up ICFA Flash Play Festival III Friday, March 16th 9:45-10:45 pm Capri Directed by Carrie J. Cole and Kelli Shermeyer Hosted by Guest of Honor John Kessel Performed by some of the usual suspects–authors,[...]

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ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” Update – Conference Hotel SOLD OUT

ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” 200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley The Thirty-Ninth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts March 14-18, 2018 Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Orlando, Florida, USA Guests of Honor: John Kessel and[...]

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ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” Updates: Hotel Sold Out, IAFA Store Open

Dear IAFA Members and ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” Attendees: Update! Conference chair Donald Morse writes: “Our room block at the Marriott is full, and at the moment the hotel is also sold out the weekend of the conference. We still[...]

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ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” News and Registration Information

ICFA 39 “Frankenstein Bicentennial” 200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley The Thirty-Ninth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts March 14-18, 2018 Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside, Orlando, Florida, USA Guests of Honor: John Kessel and[...]

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Please consider volunteering at ICFA 39!

Please consider volunteering at ICFA 39! Our volunteers are a vital part of ensuring ICFA is a success. You will earn ICFA Bucks for every hour of volunteering. We have increased this year’s rate. You will now earn 10 ICFA[...]

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Early Registration for ICFA 39

ICFA 39 Frankenstein Bicentennial early registration closes on January 13th. If you want the rate of $110 for conference registration, please act now. Prices will only go up! Reminder: you must be a member of IAFA to present at ICFA.[...]

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ICFA’s Permanent Special Guest: Brian Aldiss by Gary K. Wolfe

Brian Aldiss’s 1995 essay collection The Detached Retina carries a dedication to “my esteemed friends of the IAFA team,” and he goes on to name more than a dozen individuals, many of whom are still ICFA regulars or past officers.[...]

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CfP: “200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley,” ICFA 39, March 14-18, 2018

Please join us for ICFA 39, March 14-18, 2018, when our theme will be “200 Years of the Fantastic: Celebrating Frankenstein and Mary Shelley.” We welcome papers on the work of: Guest of Honor John Kessel (Nebula, Locus and Tiptree[...]

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