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February 18-20, 2022 — Westin Boston Seaport District

Helmuth, Friday at 5pm – Boskone’s At Con Newsletter with Updates

Hey Con-goers! The first Helmuth Newsletter is available. Check it out at Helmuth 55 – Friday Night Edition. Be sure to take a look at the Program Changes listed below: The following people have dropped from Program: Steve Berman Debra Doyle James D. Macdonald Teresa Nielsen Hayden Patrick Nielsen Hayden Karl Schroeder Fran Wilde Frank […]

Boskone, Travel, Traffic, and the Boat Show!

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 […]

Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin at Boskone

This year at Boskone, we have several items that are either dedicated to the work of science fiction icon Ursula K. Le Guin, including a few items that also touch on her contributions to the SF field. We hope that you will be able to join us and to share in these events. Ursula K. […]

B55 Mini Interviews with Allen M. Steele, J. Kathleen Cheney, Adam Stemple & Michael Swanwick

Allen M. Steele Allen Mulherin Steele, Jr. became a full-time science fiction writer in 1988, following publication of his first short story, “Live From The Mars Hotel” (Asimov’s, mid-Dec. `88). Since then he has become a prolific author of novels, short stories, and essays, with his work translated into more than a dozen languages worldwide. […]

B55 Mini Interviews with Jane Yolen, Nik Korpon, Ginjer Buchanan & Bracken MacLeod

Jane Yolen This year (2018) Jane Yolen’s 365th and 366th book will be published so you can (literally) be able to read a Yolen book a day for a year–even if it’s a Leap Year. She has won by the numbers, 2 Nebulas, 3 Mythyopoeic Awards, 1 Caldecott, 2 Christopher Medals, 1 World Fantasy Award, […]

B55 Mini Interviews with William Hayashi, Jen Gunnels, Auston Habershaw & Elaine Isaak (E.C. Ambrose)

  William Hayashi William Hayashi is an author, screen writer and radio personality who hosts the Genesis Science Fiction Radio Show Friday evenings. His Darkside Trilogy tells the story of what happens in the U.S. when it is discovered that African Americans have been secretly living on the backside of the moon since before Neil […]

B55 Mini Interviews with Dana Cameron, Richard Shealy, Suzanne Reynolds-Alpert & H. Paul Shuch

With snow in this week’s forecast, what better way to prepare for Boskone by relaxing with our latest set of mini interviews! Dana Cameron Dana Cameron writes across many genres, but mostly crime fiction and urban fantasy in every possible form. Dana’s work has won multiple Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity Awards, and has been nominated […]

B55 Mini Interviews with James Moore, Darlene Marshall, John P. Murphy & Vincent O’Neil

James Moore James A. Moore is the author of over forty novels, including the critically acclaimed Fireworks, Under The Overtree, Blood Red, Blood Harvest, the Serenity Falls trilogy (featuring his recurring anti-hero, Jonathan Crowley) Cherry Hill, Alien: Sea of Sorrows and the Seven Forges series of novels. He has twice been nominated for the Bram […]

Black Science Fiction at Boskone

This year Boskone features a program with a strong selection of panels and discussions dedicated to black science fiction authors, publishers, and fans. Our program includes everything from black publishers and Afrofuturism to works by authors such as Octavia Butler, science panels that include the future of medicine, writing discussions that tackle young adult fiction, […]

B55 Mini Interviews with Mary Robinette Kowal, R.W.W. Greene, Marianna Martin PhD & Craig Miller

Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of historical fantasy novels: The Glamourist Histories series and Ghost Talkers. She has received the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, three Hugo awards, the RT Reviews award for Best Fantasy Novel, and has been a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. Stories have […]