Boskone 53 Welcomes the Best in Speculative Fiction and Art to Boston!

New England's oldest science fiction convention brings the fantastic future to Boston.
BOSTON - Jan. 14, 2016 - PRLog -- The New England Science Fiction Association (NESFA) is pleased to announce the return of their annual science fiction and fantasy convention, which takes place this year at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA from February 19-21, 2016.

Boskone welcomes Guest of Honor Garth Nix, author of the acclaimed young adult Old Kingdom series. Also joining the convention this year will be Official Artist Richard Anderson, Special Guests Arnie and Cathy Fenner, Featured Filkers Vixy and Tony, and NESFA Press Guest artist Bob Eggleton. Whether someone is a lover of books, movies, music or art, whether they are a fan or a professional, Boskone has something for everyone.

Join more than 1,000 fans and professionals for a weekend filled with panels, readings, kids activities, demos, small-group discussions, filksinging, videos, games, art and more. Boskone is New England’s longest-running science fiction convention, the very first having happened in 1941. This year’s Art Show will include a rare Spectrum retrospective that showcases work from many of the most significant artists in the speculative art world.

Our unique program offers an exciting variety of science, science fiction and fantasy panels, talks, discussions, demos, and workshops led by authors, artists, publishers, editors, agents, fans, educators, and scientists. Some of the top names in the industry will be attending this year, including Wesley Chu, Esther Friesner, Donato Giancola, Max Gladstone, Christopher Golden, Flourish Klink, Sheeba Maya, Robert J. Sawyer, Melinda Snodgrass, Paul Tremblay, Django Wexler, Gary K. Wolfe and many, many more.

Panel topics include hard SF and space opera, epic and urban fantasy, science and art, fandom and anime, new media and film, horror and comics, music and singing, and whatever else a geeky heart could desire. Featuring diverse program events expected of a big convention, Boskone maintains an intimate and interactive atmosphere that has made it one of New England’s favorite conventions for fans and pros alike. Don’t miss out! Pre-registration is happening now at

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The New England Science Fiction Association is a Massachusetts non-profit corporation recognized as tax-exempt under US Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).

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