The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts honored the winners of the following awards at their annual conference held March 16-20. (Some award winners were named ahead of the conference.)
THE CRAWFORD AWARD
[Presented annually by the IAFA for a first book of fantasy.] Previously announced in February.
- Usman T. Malik for his story collection Midnight Doorways: Fables from Pakistan (Kitab).
THE JAMIE BISHOP MEMORIAL AWARD
[For a work of scholarship written in a language other than English.]
- Szilvia Gellai
THE ROBERT A. COLLINS SERVICE AWARD
[A special award presented to an officer, board member, or division head for outstanding service to the organization.]
- Jim Casey
THE DAVID G. HARTWELL EMERGING SCHOLAR AWARD
[For an outstanding student paper.]
- Iuliia Ibragimova
IAFA DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
[An annual career award, presented annually since 1986, recognizing distinguished contributions to the scholarship and criticism of the fantastic.]
- Farah Mendlesohn