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February 14-16, 2025 — Westin Boston Seaport District

Boskone Books

It is a Boskone tradition to publish a special convention edition book by that year’s Guest of Honor. Listed below are some of the most recent Guest of Honor books from past Boskones.

Boskone 57 Book

Stand's Kitchen by Kim Stanley RobinsonStan’s Kitchen
A Robinson Reader
by Kim Stanley Robinson
Hardcover price: $30.00

First edition, First printing
ISBN-13: 978-1-61037-340-1
Page count: 316
Book Size: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″

This is a Boskone book by the Boskone 57 Guest of Honor. We have numbered each book and Stan has graciously signed them all.


Boskone 56 Book

On the Road with Gardner DozoisOn the Road with Gardner Dozois
Travel Narratives 1995–2000
by Gardner Dozois
Paperback price: $18.95 | Ebook price $5.95

First edition, First printing
ISBN-13: 978-1-61037-336-4
Page count: 304
Book Size: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″

On the Road with Gardner Dozois: Travel Narratives 1995–2000 offers an inside look at the life and experiences of one of the most important science fiction editors of our time.


Boskone 55 Book

A Lit FuseA Lit Fuse
The Provocative Life of Harlan Ellison
by Nat Segaloff

Hardcover price: $35.00 | Special Boxed Edition $75.00

First edition, First printing
ISBN-13: 978-1-61037-323-4
Page count: 448
Book Size: 6″ x 9″

An unguarded, uncensored, unquiet tour of the life of Harlan Ellison.


*There was no Boskone 54 book.*

Boskone 53 Book

The Grimm FutureThe Grimm Future
ed. by Erin Underwood
Hardcover price: $35.00 | Ebook price $6.95

First edition, First printing
ISBN-13: 978-1-61037-315-9
Page count: 272
Book Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″

Blending fresh new science fiction with a futuristic dash of magic, The Grimm Future is a unique anthology of reimagined Grimm fairy tales from some of today’s most exciting authors—along with the original stories that inspired them.


NESFA Press, the publishing pseudopod of the New England Science Fiction Association, Inc.,  primarily produces three types of books:

  • Books honoring the guest(s) of honor at our annual convention, Boskone®, and at some Worldcons and other conventions.
  • Books in the NESFA’s Choice series, which bring back into print the works of deserving classic SF writers such as Roger Zelazny, Cordwainer Smith, Zenna Henderson, Poul Anderson, C. M. Kornbluth, and James Schmitz.
  • Reference books of science fiction and science fiction fandom.

View the full list of NESFA Press books and featured Boskone books online in the NESFA Press bookstore. NESFA is a non-profit organization that seeks to preserve and promote science fiction and fandom.