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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District

Join Us for the Multi-Author Book Party at Boskone!

We’re very excited to share that the Multi-Author Book Party at Boskone is returning for a second year! It’s going to be a lot of fun with some great authors and a bunch of new books to celebrate, and we hope you’ll be there to join us for a fantastic event. Multi-Author Book Party at […]

Mini Interviews Chris Golden, Mallory O’Meara, and Darrell Schweitzer

Boskone’s appreciation of science fiction and fantasy also expands to horror fiction, including his year’s Official Artists, Charles Lang and Wendy Snow-Lang,  known for horror illustration as well as science fiction illustration. Today’s Mini Interviews feature horror aficionados Christopher Golden, Mallory O’Meara, and Darrell Schweitzer who often wander through shadows and dark spaces within speculative fiction. Check out what they’re looking […]

Mini Interviews with Alex Jablokow, John P. Murphy and Paul Di Filippo

Writers, writers, and more writers! Boskone has plenty of authors who attend the convention each year. Today’s Mini Interviews feature writers versed in novels, novellas, short stories and more! Alex Jablokow Alexander Jablokov (pronounced ‘Ya-‘) is the author, most recently, of Brain Thief, recently out in paperback. Previous books are Carve The Sky, A Deeper […]

Your Sneak Peek – Boskone Feb 13-15, 2015

The new pre-convention version of Helmuth (Boskone’s official newsletter) is now available online. We’ve combined it with PR2 (Progress Report 2) so it’s packed full of info. Some highlights include: Get Ready for Boskone Boskone is a family-friendly science fiction and fantasy convention. Our programming starts at 2:00 pm and is free/open to the public from […]

Hotel Update: Overflow Hotel Added

The Boskone block at the Westin Waterfront is currently full and we currently have no rooms available at our rate. We have added an overflow block at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, which is about a quarter mile from the Westin, along D St. The rooms are available for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, at […]

Boskone Newsletter – Last Day for Pre-Convention Membership Rates

Press Release #2 is available now! This year we’re trying something new. Instead of mailing paper copies to everyone, we decided to send  PR2 in the email version of Helmuth, Boskone’s official newsletter. You can access the newsletter on the NESFA website to see what’s new at Boskone! BUT…don’t delay in buying your membership for […]

Mini Interviews: Darlene Marshall, Kenneth Schneyer, and LJ Cohen

Boskone is a great convention for those who love science fiction and fantasy literature as well as for professional and aspiring writers. In today’s mini interview, a few of our participating writers share why they look forward to attending Boskone and why you should attend. Darlene Marshall Darlene Marshall writes award winning historical romance about […]

Mini Interviews Heather Albano, Stephen Kelner, Julia Rios, and Daniel Kimmel

At Boskone, you’ll find folks working on a wide variety of projects in the realm of science fiction and fantasy. Today’s mini inteviews feature interactive text based games, motivating your writing, 2014’s Best  YA speculative fiction and more! Heather Albano Heather Albano is a storyteller. Sometimes she writes traditional fiction and sometimes she makes games, […]

Mini Interviews with Jo Walton, James Cambias, and Elizabeth Bear

One thing that sets Boskone apart from many conventions is the mingling of professionals and fans. There’s no green room for the pros and many programming items, such as Kaffeeklatsches encourage these interactions. Also important is that professionals are also fans. Take a look at what some of our participants are looking forward to seeing/reading. Jo […]

The Flash Fiction Slam is Back!

The Flash Fiction Slam is back! Last year’s first ever contest was so much fun that we decided to do it again. Join us for a fun and exciting event filled with live readings of short fiction, which is sure to delight and entertain. The contest will feature eleven (11) writers who compete for the title of […]