International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

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The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts is a very academic convention held annually, nearly always in Florida, which, in its early days, was also known as Swanncon after Thomas Burnett Swann. While each convention has its own guests of honor, Brian Aldiss is a "Perennial Special Guest". Sponsored by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts (IA) History

Convention Dates GoHs
ICFA 3 March 10-13, 1982 Fritz Leiber, Samuel R. Delany, Richard Ellman
ICFA 4 March 24-27, 1983
ICFA 5 March 22-25, 1984 Stephen King
ICFA 6 March 13-16, 1985 Gahan Wilson
ICFA 13 March 25-29, 1992 Philip Jose Farmer
ICFA 14 March 17-21, 1993 Ursula K. Le Guin
ICFA 1998 March 18-21, 1998 Peter Straub, Lois McMaster Bujold, Brian Aldiss
ICFA 29 March 19-23, 2008
ICFA 30 March 18-22, 2009
ICFA 31 March 17-21, 2010
ICFA 32 March 16-20, 2011
ICFA 33 March 21-25, 2012
ICFA 34 March 10-24, 2013
ICFA 35 March 18-23, 2014
ICFA 36 March 18-22, 2015 James Morrow, Joan Slonczewski, Colin Milburn
ICFA 37 March 16-20, 2016 Teri Windling, Holly Black, Cristina Bacchilega
ICFA 38 March 22-26, 2017 Steven Erikson, N.K. Jemisin, Edward James
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