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Robert Jordan’s Passing

The death of Robert Jordan is making international headlines, so click on over to www.locusmag.com for the many links to obituaries that lament the loss of a key figure in the field of the fantastic.[...]

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Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts Announces its ****The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for an Essay Not in English*** (Formerly the Annual Award for the Best Non-English Language Scholarly Essay on the Fantastic) We define the fantastic[...]

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Hugo Awards Announcement

Locus Online has information pertaining to the recent Hugo Awards, including such winners as Vernor Vinge (our Guest of Honor for the upcoming ICFA-29), Tim Pratt, Robert Reed, and Julie Phillips. The link is here. For information on other awards,[...]

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Alice Borchardt (1939-2007); Joe L. Hensley (1926-2007)

SFWorld.com has information pertaining to the recent passings of both Alice Borchardt (1939-2007) and Joe L. Hensley. The link is here.[...]

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IAFA and Facebook

My involvement with Facebook is, to put it lightly, a bare minimum; however, Stacie Hanes has been so kind as to establish the IAFA on Facebook. So, for those facebookers (is that even a term? what is the term for[...]

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CFP: International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts Delightful Horror and the Sense of Wonder: Appreciating the Sublime in the Fantastic The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts will be held March 19-23, 2008, at[...]

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Awards Information Update

Locus Online reports Ben Bova’s Titan is the winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best SF novel published in 2006 and Robert Charles Wilson’s “The Cartesian Theathre” is the winner of the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for[...]

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Fred Saberhagen: 1930-2007

Locus Online has news regarding the death of sf and fantasy author Fred Saberhagan. For more information, please click here.[...]

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The IAFA Needs You

As we make the transition from an ICFA based in Fort Lauderdale to one based in Orlando, one of the things the IAFA has lost is local assistance/resources. The IAFA is looking for any Orlando-based members to assist in conference[...]

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Announcement: The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for an Essay Not in English

The IAFA is proud to announce that the annual award given for best essay not in English has been officially renamed The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for an Essay Not in English. Jamie taught German at Virginia Tech and his[...]

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