Boskone 37 Information Center

Boskone is a regional Science Fiction convention with excellent program (oriented primarily toward written SF and fandom), Art Show, and Dealers' Room. We also offer anime, filking, and gaming.


February 18-20, 2000
(President's Day weekend)

Guest of Honor:

Michael Swanwick
An excellent and prolific writer of both novels and short fiction, Michael has been nominated multiple times for the Hugo (in all four fiction categories), the Nebula, and the World Fantasy Award. He has won a Nebula and a World Fantasy Award, and has just won his first Hugo--for Short Story.

Official Artist:

Rick Berry
A multiple award winner, Rick Berry is an accomplished painter pioneering digital artist. As well as illustrating book covers, games and comics, he contributed special effects to the 1995 film Johnny Mnemonic. He was Artist GoH at the 1995 World Fantasy Convention and won Best of Show at last year's Boskone.

Special Guest:

Peter Weston
A British Fan of All Trades, Peter's many and varied activities include founding the longest-lived fan group in the U.K., editing the Andromeda series of original anthologies, chairing the Seacon '79 Worldcon, and editing Speculation.

Featured Filker:

Jordin Kare
Jordin, author of "Fire in the Sky" and "Heart of the Apple Lisa" among many others, first encountered filking at Boskone XII; we're delighted to help him celebrate his 25th anniversary in the field. (Yes, he is a Rocket Scientist.)


Sheraton Framingham Hotel
Framingham, Mass.
(New name, same hotel)
Telephone: +1.508.879.7200 (do not use the 800 number)
Room Rates: $99 single/double, $109 triple/quad (plus tax)
(You must reserve by Feb. 14th to guarantee these rates!)


$36 until January 17, 2000,
$45 at the door. (One day: $15 Friday, $33 Saturday, $17 Sunday)

Banquet tickets:

$32, must be picked up by noon on Saturday,
and may sell out before the convention starts.

Please enclose a copy of our order form with your check or credit card information.

Contact information

Address all correspondence to

Boskone 37
P.O. Box 809
Framingham, MA 01701-0809

or FAX it to +1.617.776.3243

For other questions, please contact our online liaison at

Additional information

The Information Centers from prior Boskones are still available. Note that these files are for historical interest only, so they are not maintained and some of the links may no longer work.

These links are to information about Boskone 36, but can be used to get an idea of what Boskone is like. They will be kept until the corresponding material for Boskone 37 is available. They also are, and will continue to be, available through the historical Boskone 36 information center.

Boskone is a registered service mark of the New England Science Fiction Association, Inc.

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