Boskone 51, NESFA's Regional Science Fiction Convention

What's New

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2/16/2014 Sam Burley won the Gaughan Award & Robert Sawyer won the Skylark. Online program from Boskone Saturday Night.
2/14/2014 Instructions for accessing the free WIFI in your room.
2/11/2014 The Gaming schedule is up.
2/11/2014 Bookmark KonOpas [] for your smartphone, tablet or PC - this schedule will be continually updated as things change. Many thanks to Eemeli Aro, Henry Balen & Tim Szczesuil for making this happen!
2/11/2014 Want a few hints about Boskone 52? Check our preliminary Website.
2/11/2014 Need a mobie? Contact the Westin directly at 617-532-4600 they can help you rent one if you contact them before Boskone.
2/9/2014 There are now two breweries within a mile of Boskone, with tastings Thursday, Friday & Saturday afernoon.
2/8/2014 Helmuth 0 (PDF) -- Highlights for Boskone 51
2/7/2014 You can buy memberships online until Wednesday, February 12 at 8pm. Boskone Registration opens in Alcott at 3pm on Friday, February 14.
2/4/2014 Seanan McGuire's new book, Letters to the Pumpkin King, is available to Boskone members only through Sunday, February 16. Any remaining copies may be ordered through the NESFA Press site after Boskone.
2/2/2014 Kaffeeklatsch schedule is online. Advanced sign-up at Boskone is required.
2/1/2014 PR2 is online.
1/27/2014 The huckster and artist lists are online.
1/26/2014 The 2014 schedule is online.
1/23/2014 The Pre-registration rate is closed. You can buy memberships, including one-day memberships online now.
1/22/2014Full cast for the Reduced William Shakespeare's Star Wars Reading: Jane Yolen, Bruce Coville, David Grubbs, David Palumbo, Bob Kuhn, Kate Baker, Darlene Marshall, Mary Crowell, Joan Slonczewski and John Chu. Adapted and directed by Laurie Mann. Saturday night event, 9:15pm-10:45pm.
1/9/2014 The hotel block has been extended to 1/24/14.
1/2/2014 Deadlines: Ad copy/payment for the Souvenir Book due 1/3/2014, hotel block closes on 1/14/14 and pre-registration closes at 1/22/14.
12/29/2013 The Boskone Book Club, led by Bob Kuhn, will discuss Mira Grant's Parasite.
12/28/2013 The Arisia/Boskone Restaurant Guide 2014 Update is online. Check the Restaurant page for additional information on local eateries.
12/27/2013 The Saturday evening event after the awards ceremony will be the Reduced William Shakespeare's Star Wars Reading, starring Jane Yolen, Bruce Coville, David Grubbs, Kate Baker, Bob Kuhn and a cast of about 10. Adapted and directed by Laurie Mann.
12/3/2013 Events:
Friday Night - We'll be kicking off the Friday night reception with a "Meet the Guests" and Jane Yolen Birthday Party.
Saturday Night - We'll be starting with a Filk Jam with our Featured Filker, Bill Roper, and other talented filkers. Then, we'll have our award presentation.
11/3/2013 If you'd like a Fan Table for your club or convention, write to Fan Tables.
10/27/2013 More Program participants and bios added to the Program participant list.
10/16/2013 If you would like to have a table in the Hucksters Room, the Huckster Room Request form is online.
10/15/2013 Remember to make your hotel reservation--double-doubles go quickly.
10/13/2013 Bill Roper is our Featured Filker!
10/12/2013 Initial program participant list. This will be updated regularly between now and the convention.
10/03/2013 Souvenir Booklet advertising rates announced.
7/30/2013 Jane Yolen named NESFA Press Guest.
7/29/2013 Bill Higgins named Hal Clement Science Speaker.