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CFP: ICFA 41, Climate Change and the Anthropocene

Please join us in Orlando, Florida, March 18-22, 2020 for the 41st International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) when our theme will be “Climate Change and the Anthropocene.” Since the turn of the millennium, the term Anthropocene[...]

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Future ICFA Venues

Dear IAFA members: I write with the good news that the Orlando Airport Lakeside Marriott will continue to be our ICFA home through 2024–the contracts have been signed, sealed, and delivered! We have very favorable rates for guest rooms and[...]

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Call for Submissions: 2020 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award

Call for Submissions: 2020 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts announces its 14th annual Jamie Bishop Memorial Award for a critical essay on the fantastic originally written in a language other than English.[...]

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The Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award at ICFA!

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is excited to announce the Imagining Indigenous Futurisms Award now has a new home at the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts! Starting in 2020, The Imagining Indigenous Futurisms[...]

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IAFA Update and New Venue Survey

ICFA 40 STATS ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” saw about 480 attendees. About 210 people attended the banquet. About 285 people delivered papers or presented on a panel. A total of 95 attendees were invited creatives (authors, editors, artists). Thanks[...]

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Call for Applications: Gothic and Horror Division Head

The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts is accepting applications for the position of Division Head of the Gothic and Horror (GAH) Division. (Please see division description below.) Division Heads are appointed by the President, on the recommendation[...]

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2019 Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

Ana Maria Curtis Named 2019 Dell Magazines Award Winner The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts and Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine have named Ana Maria Curtis of Swarthmore College the winner of the 2019 Dell Magazines Award for[...]

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ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” Really Final Note!

ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” When: March 13–16, 2019 Where: Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA Guest Scholar: Mark Bould (University of the West of England) Guest Author: G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, Alif the Unseen) SEE YOU SOON[...]

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IAFA Business Meeting at ICFA 40

Please join us for this year’s IAFA Business Meeting on Thursday, March 14th at 6:00 PM in Captiva. Concerns about costs and travel-related challenges have us concerned about the future of ICFA. Come discuss the survey results and the options[...]

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ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” Final Note

ICFA 40 “Politics and Conflict” When: March 13–16, 2019 Where: Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA Guest Scholar: Mark Bould (University of the West of England) Guest Author: G. Willow Wilson (Ms. Marvel, Alif the Unseen) REGISTRATION IS CLOSED[...]

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