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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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Photos of the Marriott Orlando — New Site for ICFA

Bill Clemente, the IAFA Treasurer, has posted photos of the recent Executive Board retreat at the Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel, our new ICFA site. If anyone would like to have a better visual then click on the link and enjoy.[...]

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ICFA Conferences — Future Planning

There has been some discussion on iafa-l regarding the dates of ICFA-29 (March 19, 2008 to March 23, 2008) because there are a series of unavoidable conflicts, including the Easter weekend. Some of the reasons for the ICFA-29 dates and[...]

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On to Orlando! Some Initial Thoughts

I’ve come home from our 2007 Executive Board meeting, kissed my wife hello, ate some dinner, and have now retreated to my office to post initial thoughts on the Marriott Orlando Airport Hotel that awaits us for our future ICFA[...]

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Awards Information Update (Mythopoeic, Ditmar, and Lambda)

Locus Online has posted the finalists for Mythopoeic Awards as well as the winners for both the Ditmar Awards and the Lambda Literary Awards. The link is here.[...]

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