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Boskone 49, February 17-19, 2012, Boston Westin Waterfront

Guest of Honor


John Scalzi

Daniel dos Santos artwork

Official Artist


Daniel dos Santos

Special Guest


Toni Weisskopf

Featured Filker


Tricky Pixie
(S. J. Tucker, Betsy Tinney
and Ben Deschamps)

NESFA Press Guest


Jerry Pournelle

Hal Clement Science Speaker


Bruce Schneier

We're sorry to announce that the NESFA Press Guest, Jerry Pournelle, is unable to attend Boskone as he and his wife are getting over illnesses. Best wishes to Jerry and Roberta for speedy recoveries from the Boskone committee.

Do you love science fiction and fantasy?

Join us at Boskone, a regional science fiction convention, which features:

Our innovative no-boundaries layout is designed to stimulate conversation between friends (old and new), and support the warm family-friendly community. Join us as we explore the worlds of the human imagination—all served up with a dash of whimsy!

Our current Boskone flyer with mail-in registration form.

Directions to the Westin Waterfront.

Visit the Boskone 48 website to see what the last Boskone was like, read some of the LiveJournal reviews, or view the Flickr slide show of past Boskones. Follow us online—we'll be Tweeting from Boskone (hashtag #boskone).

Boskone is brought to you by the New England Science Fiction Association. NESFA has frequent meetings and maintains a clubhouse and library in Somerville. Stop by our Web site for more information—visitors encouraged!

For more information on NESFA and Boskone:

E-mail us: Write us: Fax us: Boskone 49
PO Box 809
Framingham, MA 01701