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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District

The State of the Program – Boskone 60 Program Update

The Boskone 60 program is coming along. We are excited by the number of people who asked to be considered for programming at Boskone this year. In fact, the positive response has been a bit overwhelming. While getting used to and learning how to use a new programming system has been (and continues to be) […]

Boskone 60 is Using a New Program Process

Dear Boskone Community, I am Erin Underwood, and many of you may be familiar with me as I have worked on programming for Boskone for nearly 15 years. So, when I tell you that we are doing things differently this year, I really mean that we are doing things differently, but we are also making […]

Announcing Boskone 60 Musical Guest: Dave Clement

We are proud to announce the Musical Guest for Boskone 60 will be Dave Clement and we look forward to welcoming him to Boskone, February 17-19, 2023. “Decadent” Dave Clement is a virtuoso performer of folk, filk, Celtic, and old-time country music. He plays guitar, bodhran, cittern, and penny whistle. Until recently, he was one […]

Announcing Boskone 60 Official Artist: Victo Ngai

We are proud to announce the Official Artist for Boskone 60 will be Victo Ngai and we look forward to welcoming her to Boskone, February 17-19, 2023. Victo Ngai is a professional illustrator and winner of many awards including the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist Award. In addition to her genre works she has […]

Announcing Boskone 60 Special Guest: Tui Sutherland

We are proud to announce the Special Guest for Boskone 60 will be Tui Sutherland and we look forward to welcoming her to Boskone, February 17-19, 2023. Tui T. Sutherland has written some forty books for children and teens, ranging from sticker books and easy-to-read books for beginning readers, to middle-grade and YA novels. She […]

Announcing Boskone 60 Guest of Honor: Nalo Hopkinson

We are proud to announce the Guest of Honor for Boskone 60 will be Nalo Hopkinson and we look forward to welcoming her to Boskone, February 17-19, 2023. Ms. Hopkinson is a multi-award-winning speculative fiction author and editor. Her awards include the Andre Norton Award, Astounding Award for Best New Writer, World Fantasy Award, Sunburst […]

Save the Date for Boskone 60!

Boskone is coming! Be sure to mark your calendar for February 17-19, 2023. Buy your membership today before the price rise on Sept 6, 2023.

Kaffeeklatsch Signups at Boskone 59

To help clarify the process of signing up for a kaffeeklatch at Boskone 59, we’re put together this simple set of instructions so that everyone knows what to expect. In-person Kaffeeklatsches For logistical reasons, only in-person members are able to sign up for and to attend in-person kaffeeklatsches. In-person members can sign up for kaffeeklatsches […]

Boskone Travel, Traffic, and Parking

For those of us who are driving to Boskone, and that includes cabs as well as Uber and Lift, please be aware that the New England Boat Show is happening at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BC&EC), which shares a driveway with the Westin. The Westin has on-site parking  for $44 per day, but […]

Updated Covid Vaccine & Mask Policy for Boskone 59

Boskone has committed to our members that every person attending Boskone has to have been vaccinated and wear a mask at the convention. We will maintain this policy regardless of the recent relaxation of the mandate by the City of Boston. To read more about the City of Boston’s mandate, please visit their website at […]