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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District
May 25, 2019

Announcing the Boskone 57 Guests

We are pleased to announce our first set of Guests for Boskone 57.

Boskone 57 will take place from February 14-16, 2020, at the Westin Boston Waterfront, in Boston, MA. We look forward to seeing you there for another fantastic convention.

Please help us to welcome the first three of our Guests:

Kim Stanley Robinson is an American novelist, widely recognized as one of the foremost living writers of science fiction. Robinson began publishing novels in 1984. His work has been described as “humanist science fiction” and “literary science fiction”. Robinson himself has been a proud defender and advocate of science fiction as a genre, which he regards as one of the most powerful of all literary forms. (From Kim Stanley Robinson’s website.) Learn more at

Holly Black is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over thirty fantasy novels for kids and teens, including Tithe, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, Doll Bones, and The Cruel Prince. She has been a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. Her books have been translated into 32 languages worldwide and her series, The Spiderwick Chronicles, was adapted for a feature film. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door. (From Holly Black.) Learn more at

Eric Wilkerson is an Illustrator who has worked in film, commercials, video games and the publishing industry.  As a professional Illustrator for nearly twenty years, Eric has worked as a freelance and staff artist, having held both lead and senior positions. He has provided concept art, matte painting and art direction services while working in-house for casino/mobile gaming studios and advertising agencies. (From Eric Wilkerson’s website.) Learn more at

Join us at Boskone 57! Click here to purchase your membership for Boskone 57 today. Visit the Boskone 57 website at to find out more information about this year’s convention.

Additional Guests will be announced soon.


Membership Rates

Online Registration is now open.

Category Full Convention
Adult $60
College* $35
Children K-12* $25
(See Below for more information)

*(school ID may be required)

Memberships for Children and Kids-in-Tow

All children (ages 7–12) who use Dragonslair services must be convention members. However, children who stay with their parents at all times are considered “kids-in-tow,” and need not have memberships. (“Kids-in-tow” do not receive any convention materials.) We are not able to offer babysitting through the convention.

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Hotel Rates

$159 (plus tax, currently 14.45%) for single through quad – less than 2019! The Boskone Hotel Rate includes free in room WiFi. There is also free WiFi in the Hotel Lobby.

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