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IAFA Graduate Student Award Reminder

IAFA GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is pleased to continue its annual award and stipend to the graduate student submitting the most outstanding[...]

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Preliminary Nebula Ballot

The 2007 Preliminary Nebula Ballot Public Edition has been announced. It can be seen here.[...]

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2008 Crawford Fantasy Award Shortlist and Award

The winner of the 2008 Crawford Fantasy Award is Christopher Barzak, for his first novel One for Sorrow (Bantam). The award, sponsored by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, recognizes an outstanding first book of fantasy published[...]

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ICFA Display/Auction

As we continue getting ready for ICFA-29, this is a friendly reminder that if anyone has any academic donations for the ICFA display/auction then please contact David Hartwell at dgh@panix.com. Also, if you have a book in print please seriously[...]

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ICFA-29 Trip to Universal Studios

A friendly reminder: Sunday (March 23) after ICFA-29 there will be an opportunity to visit Universal’s Theme Park for an IAFA Group Rate of $67US. This is for a one-day, one-park group discount ticket (adult or child) for Universal Studios[...]

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Graduate Student Award for ICFA

IAFA GRADUATE STUDENT AWARD The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is pleased to continue its annual award and stipend to the graduate student submitting the most outstanding[...]

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SFRA 2008 — Change of Venue

These Irish eyes aren’t smilin’ given the recent news from our SFRA compatriots that deserves mention on our IAFA blog (economically prudent and understandable, but disappointing nonetheless): The SFRA Executive Committee has decided that, due to the uncertainties caused by[...]

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CFP: Queering the Fantastic

Update: Queering the Fantastic Edited by Robin Anne Reid and Jes Battis New deadline for essays on specified topics (listed below) We have received a number of excellent proposals for this volume but would now like to solicit proposals for[...]

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ICFA-29 — A New Deadline Warrants A New CFP

The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts Delightful Horror and the Sense of Wonder: Appreciating the Sublime in the Fantastic [Feel free to distribute this general Call for Papers. The more it’s passed around the merrier! Also,[...]

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Science Fiction Studies Special Issue on Gender and Sexuality

CFP: Special Issue of Science Fiction Studies on Gender and Sexuality. Past special issues of SFS have focused on women writers and on queer theory, but this issue proposes to take a broader approach to gender and sexuality, focusing on[...]

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