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New England Science Fiction Association

Boskone’s Programming Aligns with Entertainment Weekly’s Best Picks of 2014

Entertainment Weekly posted its annual top 10 picks for the Best Movies and TV Shows of 2014. While there weren’t many genre items on the list, it turns out that Boskone is doing panels on all three of their “Best Picks” that fall into the SF/F categories. Special thanks to Carrie Cuinn for suggesting Jodorowsky’s […]

Boskone 52 Progress Report 1 is out

Want to download the report as a PDF? Click here  INTRODUCING BOSKONE 52 Boskone is New England’s longest running classic science fiction and fantasy convention for the whole family, drawing program participants from North America, Europe, and beyond. Join us February 13-15, 2015, at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA. Guest of Honor […]

Surprise! Boskone is Opening Early on Friday the 13th

Boskone is starting early this year and YOU are invited to join in the fun! Special early programming will begin at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 13th and will be free to the public until 6:00 pm. Register today for your full membership or a day-pass! After 6:00 pm on Friday and through the duration of the […]

Boskone 52 Guest of Honor Update

It is with great regret that we let you know that Robin McKinley will not be able to attend Boskone 52 in February 2015 due to unforeseen personal issues. Please join us in wishing her the very best. We are looking forward to a fantastic convention filled with some of the most talented writers, artists, scientists, and […]

Getting hungry?

Boston has great food options for everyone. Not sure where to start? Try our updated Restaurant Guide or use the companion Google map to help make finding directions a snap. [googlemaps,-71.05442&spn=0.029657,0.04416&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Additionally, during the con, hard copies of the restaurant guide, as well as sample take-out menus, can be found at Information.

Stay connected while at Boskone

Using your smart phone, tablet, laptop or other fun mobile device at Boskone? No worries, we have you covered. Here’s a handy guide to help you stay connected. Schedule Use KonOpas, similar to Guidebook you can view the schedule, updates and mark the panels you want to see. Tweet out your experience Use #boskone […]

Registration: New location this year

A quick PSA that Registration has moved this year. You can find them on the right-side of the hotel lobby (the side with the Starbucks) in the Alcott room on the Mezzanine Level. There are escalators next to the Birch bar or continue to go past the escalators and take the elevators to the Mezzanine […]

Need Food?

Boskone is sharing the Westin with another event, so Friday’s dinnertime was interesting to say the least. Plan ahead so you can grab a bite before Saturday night’s Skylark Awards. Arisia and Boskone worked together to created this amazing Restaurant Guide and the companion Google Map. Enjoy!

Plan your panels now

To help your plan of attack for Boskone, the schedule is now available online! Here are some ideas to get you started: The Hidden Joys of Collecting: What’s on your shelf? The latest TARDIS coffee cup? A Captain Kirk action figure? A set of Harry Potter first editions? What is it about collecting that is so […]

NESFA voted for a Code of Conduct for Boskone

Boskone Code of Conduct Be respectful and courteous towards others. We expect you to understand that you need to ask before you touch and that no means no. Harassment of any kind, from intimidation to illegal behavior will not be tolerated. This policy applies to your interactions with everybody. We also expect you to refrain […]