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IAFA 2021 Statement Dear IAFA Members, The Board has been monitoring the ongoing situation with the pandemic closely and has met twice this summer to consider options for the 2021 conference. The future prospects remain unclear, but based on information[...]read more
Call for Submissions: 2021 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 15th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than English.[...]read more
The IAFA Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award recognizes emerging authors who use science fiction to address issues of Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination. To be considered for the award, submit the following: 200-word statement with background & goals in writing SF 4,000-word[...]read more
We, the Executive Board of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, affirm that systemic racism has and continues to cause the Black community in the United States to suffer inequality, oppression, and injustice, inflicting both psychological and[...]read more
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[...]read more
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.[...]read more