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Scholar’s Choice Order Form

Sad to miss out on ICFA and looking for something to read? Considering purchasing one of the “fantastic” titles Scholar’s Choice purchased for the conference. View and download the order form here: Fantastic order form 2020[...]

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2020 Award Winners

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is pleased to announce the 2020 award winners. The Crawford Award: Tamsyn Muir, Gideon the Ninth (Tor.com) The Jamie Bishop Memorial Award: Valentina Gosetti and E.J. Kent, “Maribas et la sorcellerie[...]

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ICFA 41 and 42 Update

ICFA WILL SURVIVE As IAFA president Dale Knickerbocker wrote (https://www.fantastic-arts.org/2020/good-news-reicfa/) on March 23, 2020, the organization was able to negotiate an advantageous agreement with the conference hotel. This means that the financial impact of ICFA 41’s cancellation is not catastrophic.[...]

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Good News re:ICFA

Dear IAFA Members, I have excellent news regarding the ICFA. We have negotiated a settlement with the hotel that is very advantageous to the IAFA: we will put down a $10,000 deposit toward next year’s conference, so the net cost[...]

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ICFA 41 is Cancelled

Dear IAFA friends, For the last two weeks, the IAFA Board has been monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation. Until yesterday, we considered it our responsibility to keep the ICFA going for the more than 400 members who were still planning[...]

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ICFA 41 Remote Presentation Policy

Dear IAFA members: As you know, the ICFA will continue. A conference is not just about papers and readings, or even about receiving feedback on them, but about meeting people with similar interests. It is an environment in which new[...]

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News from the Florida Department of Health

News from the Florida Department of Health: If you have been to China, Iran, Italy, or South Korea in the last 14 days, you must self isolate for 14 days. For up-to-date information of the situation in Florida (still no[...]

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ICFA 41: COVID-19, Cancellations, and Credits/Refunds

As a result of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the news about COVID-19, the IAFA board would like to take this opportunity to issue an update on ICFA 41. The conference will meet. We have to meet certain guaranteed minimums for[...]

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ICFA 41 Coronavirus Update 2

Dear IAFA Members and Registered ICFA Attendees, The ICFA will not be cancelled as there is not yet a widespread outbreak in the U.S. Obviously, the situation will continue to change; however, only in the most extreme case would we[...]

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ICFA 41 Coronavirus Update

Greetings from the Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside! I am down here making preparations for your arrival in just over two weeks. As part of our meetings with the hotel, we have been speaking with the general manager of the hotel,[...]

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