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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District

Official Artist Jim Burns Sends His Regrets

Dear Members, With regret we share that Official Artist Jim Burns is unable to join us this year at Boskone due to an emergency that will keep him from travelling to Boston. However, his art will still be on display in the Art Show. We are in the process of redesigning the “Official Artist Interview […]

Food Options at the Westin and Boskone 56

The Westin Waterfront Boston now requires Boskone to limit the types of food and snack items we can serve in the Con Suite. Specifically, we can no longer provide food items that need to be prepared by our staff, such as hard boiled eggs, cheese cubes, bagels, or the bread loaves we’ve provided in the […]

Getting to Boskone!

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, which shares a driveway with the Westin. When driving, please be aware that traffic will likely be heavy […]

Attend a Kaffeeklatsche at Boskone!

What’s a kaffeeklatsch? It’s a chance to sit in a small group with an author, artist, editor, or publisher for a fun and lively discussion! Come join the discussion and ask them about anything under the sun or beyond the stars.  Kaffeeklatches are one of the gems of Boskone, so newcomers be sure to try […]

B56 Mini Interviews with S L Huang, Brendan DuBois & Josh Dahl

The countdown to Boskone 56 is on! Alas, it brings us the last set of mini interviews for this year. Don’t fret! Come to Boskone to meet all our talented program participants, including S L Huang, Brendan DuBois & Josh Dahl.   S L Huang SL Huang is an Amazon-bestselling author who justifies her MIT […]

Check out Boskone for Free

As a fan (volunteer) run convention, we work hard to give our program participants and attendees the best experience.We understand that conventions can be daunting. We created Free Friday Afternoon programming to give you a taste of what you can expect at Boskone before you buy a membership.   Free Friday Afternoon Programming Programming on […]

A “Must See” Special Exhibit at Boskone 56 Art Show

Boskone is known for its Art Show,  in large part that is due to the incredible (and often Herculean) work done by Joe Siclari and Edie Stern. Join us for one last special exhibit from Joe and Edie featuring their favorite pieces that have not been shown at a Boskone before. Over the last 15 […]

Buy your Boskone 56 Membership Before Online Sales Close

If you still need to purchase your membership, it’s easy! Pre-convention full weekend and one-day membership rates are available online through Saturday, February 9, 2019. To pick up your name badge and convention materials, come to Registration at the top of the escalator in the Harbor Foyer area.  On-Site Registration Hours Friday:  1:00 pm – 8:30 pm […]

B56 Mini Interviews with Gerald Coleman, Leigh Perry & Daniel M. Kimmel

Happy Wednesday, Boskone fans! With only a week to go, are you ready to meet some of our fabulous program participants? Grab a coffee and read on!   Gerald L. Coleman Gerald L. Coleman is a Philosopher, Theologian, Poet, and Author residing in Atlanta. Born in Lexington, he did his undergraduate work in Philosophy and […]

Books! Swag! Fun! Come to the Boskone Book Party!

A great way to unwind on Boskone Saturday night is the Boskone Book Party! Enjoy this low-key meeting of the presses and authors who have new books coming out at Boskone! This is your chance to see what’s new from authors you already love as well as those you have yet to discover. Plus, there’s […]