- Short Name: IFA Award Type Record # 24
- Full Name: International Fantasy Award
- Awarded For: Best science fiction or fantasy book
- Awarded By: Panel of SF fans and professionals
- Poll: No
- Covers more than just SF: No
- Webpages: gostak.org.uk, Science Fiction Awards Database, Wikipedia-EN
Note: Sub-Genre Award (Fantasy). An annual literary award for the best science fiction or fantasy book and, in 1951-1953, the best non-fiction book of interest to science fiction and fantasy readers. The IFA was given by an international panel of prominent fans and professionals in 1951-1955 and then again in 1957.