Monthly Archives: February 2014

Boskone 2015 with Robin McKinley – Buy Your Discounted Memberships Now

Yes, we’re back for another year at the Boston Westin Waterfront for Boskone 52, February 13-15, 2015! Guest of Honor: Robin McKinley Official Artists: Charles  Lang and Wendy Snow-Lang Featured Filkers: Maya and Jeff Bohnhoff Special Guest: Robert K. Wiener Registration … Continue reading

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Boskone’s Flash Fiction Slam – Results

On Sunday morning during the convention, Boskone held its first Flash Fiction Slam. Eleven writers took up the challenge of writing and reading a short story in under three-minutes. A panel of esteemed judges not only scored the participants but … Continue reading

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NESFA Awards Ceremony

Each year at Boskone, the New England Science Fiction Association (NESFA) announces the winner of the Gaughan Award for Emerging Artist and the Skylark Award. The awards were announced as part of the Saturday evening program. The Gaughan Award honors … Continue reading

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Boskone 51 is underway

Friday kicked off Boskone 51 with a bang. Here are some Twitter highlights from Day 1. From Michael Robertson (@michaels2cents): Notes on day 1 of #boskone “James Patrick Kelly can moderate the hell out of a panel.” From Richard Shuford … Continue reading

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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. Additionally, during the con, hard copies of the restaurant guide, as well as sample … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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And now, a note on respect

Lots of folks spend the year looking forward to friends and fun at Boskone. First-timers may be excited but may not quite know what to expect.  To help insure a good time is had by all, Boskone has adopted a … Continue reading

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Program Updates, Newsletters, & Schedules

With Boskone less than a week away, we have a few housekeeping items to share–and a few things that we hope you will share with your friends who might like to come to the convention. Helmuth — Last Friday, we … Continue reading

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Coffee, Tea and Kaffeeklatsches

One of the great experiences of Boskone is the Kaffeeklatsch!  It’s an informal small group setting where attendees can sit and chat with the program participants. Space is limited and you must sign up at the con via the Program Desk in the Galleria. The sign-up … Continue reading

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