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New Website Launched

If you’ve accessed this blog through the IAFA website (is there really another way to access it?) then you’ve obviously seen the new website. We are thrilled to have launched the new site and encourage you to take a look[...]

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Call for Candidates: FE Division Head

Chuck Nelson, after many years of able and much-appreciated service as Division Head for Fantastic Literature in English, has decided to step down effective March 2008 (immediately following the conference). The Division Head is the person who sends out paper[...]

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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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