Category Archives: Boskone 51

Hotel Update: Overflow Hotel Added

The Boskone block at the Westin Waterfront is currently full and we currently have no rooms available at our rate. We have added an overflow block at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, which is about a quarter mile from the … 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 http://t.co/sMWJI7Ezn3 “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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