Welcome to the NESFA website!Our website is comprehensive, covering a wide variety of activities, information, and services that NESFA provides to the speculative community and to our members. If you are looking for information that you don’t see listed here, please contact us at info[at]nesfa.org. For questions or problems with the website, contact us at web[at]nesfa.org. You can also send news item suggestions to newsworthy[at]nesfa.org, and for events and activities to calendar[at]nesfa.org.
2019 Short Story Contest Now Open
The NESFA Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Story Contest for 2019 is now open. The winners will be announced at Boskone 57, February 14–16, 2020, at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA. Past winners are posted here.
2019 Worldcon in Dublin
This year’s Worldcon takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from August 15-19, 2019. Its guests include Diane Duane, Bill & Mary Burns, Ginjer Buchanan, Ian McDonald, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, and Steve Jackson, with featured artists: Afua Richardson, Jim Fitzpatrick, Maeve Clancy and Sana Takeda. Learn more about Dublin 2019.
Geri Sullivan: 2019 TAFF Delegate.
NESFA congratulates Geri Sullivan for winning the race for the 2019 TAFF Delegate.
NESFA congratulates Lois McMaster Bujold for winning the 2017 Best Series Hugo for The Vorkosigan Saga. NESFA Press editions of her first seven books are available.
Streaming of the Hugo Awards, 8PM Dublin time. At the clubhouse.
at The Shelter (a covered area with 6 grills and 8 tables) at Larz Anderson Park in Brookline.
Note that neither dogs nor hibachis are allowed in this area.
All fans are welcome. NESFA will provide the basics: hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and fire; bring something to share.
There is a link for directions to the park on the same webpage.
1pm and 2 pm, respectively At the clubhouse.