Category Archives: obituary

Roger Schlobin and the IAFA: A Remembrance by C.W. Sullivan III

Roger Schlobin and the IAFA: A Remembrance C.W. Sullivan III In 1978, I attended and read a paper at the “International Symposium on Creatures of Legend” in Omaha, Nebraska. It was there that I saw, on a sheet of paper … Continue reading

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Roger C. Schlobin

We are saddened to hear of the death of the IAFA’s second President, Roger C. Schlobin. Roger had not attended the conference in several years, but he was instrumental in both founding the ICFA and preserving it through its early … Continue reading

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“What still is the look of things”: A Reflection on Michael M. Levy By Judith Collins

“What still is the look of things”: A Reflection on Michael M. Levy By Judith Collins I first saw the name Michael M. Levy in June of 1985.  It appeared at the top of a type-written book review, possibly of … Continue reading

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Michael Levy

We are deeply saddened to learn of Michael Levy’s passing. Mike was a respected and loved scholar, colleague, mentor, past IAFA President, and above all, friend. Please join us in offering our deepest condolences to Mike’s family and friends during … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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A Collection of Community Rememberances for Jay Lake

The announcement of Jay’s passing came this morning from his family on his own blog, here. There is an in memoriam post at Tor.com, here, and Cheryl Morgan remembers Jay here. Find more information about the film Lakeside, which follows … Continue reading

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Radu Florescu, Dracula Scholar and Historian has Died at 88

Past ICFA attendee, Dracula scholar, and Romanian historian Radu Florescu has died. More information is available here.

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Kevin Crawford

Long-time ICFA attendee Kevin Crawford passed away this afternoon due to complications due to liver failure. A memorial will be scheduled in Waleska, GA, in the spring. His family will share details with his friends and colleagues as soon as … Continue reading

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