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NESFA is one of the oldest SF clubs in the nation. The convention that NESFA runs, Boskone, is also one of the oldest in the country. The NESFA clubhouse is located at 504 Medford Street in Somerville.
NESFA hosts a variety of events at the clubhouse in the course of a month. All events at the clubhouse are free to anyone. You don't have to be a member and you do not have to join. All you have to do is open the door and walk in. Game Days, Game Nights, Media Days, Book Discussion Group, the Annual Picnic, the Halloween party, the Bah Humbug game day, and the general Wednesday night gathering are all free to attend. Details for each will be posted in each event listing.
Boskone runs in February, and it's one of the longest running SF conventions out there. Many famous authors attend each year, along with editors and publishers. There are discussion panels, nightly events, an art show, filkers, a dealer's room, and I personally run the game room.
NESFA is also the parent organization of NEGC (New England Gaming Convention). Two have run thus far. Both were 1-day gaming cons.
NESFA Press is the publishing wing of NESFA. NESFAns handle all aspects of the work, from the negotiations to the editing.
You'll see NESFA set up at the Boston Book Festival as well.
info@nesfa.org is the general email address for nesfa. You can also contact me at my email address. The web address is http://www.nesfa.org
To get to the clubhouse, you can take the 80 bus (drops you off a block away in either direction), and the 89 bus (drops you off on Broadway. Cross Broadway and go past the lights. NESFA will be on your right). There is a small lot in the back for cars (first come, first served) and metered parking on the street. I look forward to seeing you at the various events and thank you for taking the time to check out NESFA.

Upcoming events (4+)

NESFA Writes: A Makerspace for Making Fiction and Nonfiction

NESFA Writes: A Maker Space for Making Fiction

-8pm - 8:15pm - Group Chat
-8:15 - 9pm - Breakout for Writing
-9pm - 9:15pm - Group Chat
-9:15 - 10pm - Breakout for Writing
-10pm - 10:30pm(ish) - Group Chat

Join us Monday for a Dawnadoro. We alternate between group discussion and getting our butts in our seats and working on our craft. The goal of this group is to help you accomplish your goals, meet your deadlines, and make your dreams come true.

Persephone Station by Stina Leicht - October Book Discussion

The zoom meeting link will be sent to attendees the day of the event.

"Persephone Station, a seemingly backwater planet that has largely been ignored by the United Republic of Worlds becomes the focus for the Serrao-Orlov Corporation as the planet has a few secrets the corporation tenaciously wants to exploit.

Rosie—owner of Monk’s Bar, in the corporate town of West Brynner, caters to wannabe criminals and rich Earther tourists, of a sort, at the front bar. However, exactly two types of people drank at Monk’s back bar: members of a rather exclusive criminal class and those who sought to employ them.

Angel—ex-marine and head of a semi-organized band of beneficent criminals, wayward assassins, and washed up mercenaries with a penchant for doing the honorable thing is asked to perform a job for Rosie. What this job reveals will effect Persephone and put Angel and her squad up against an army. Despite the odds, they are rearing for a fight with the Serrao-Orlov Corporation. For Angel, she knows that once honor is lost, there is no regaining it. That doesn’t mean she can’t damned well try."

NESFA Writes: A Makerspace for Making Fiction and Nonfiction

NESFA Writes: A Maker Space for Making Fiction

-8pm - 8:15pm - Group Chat
-8:15 - 9pm - Breakout for Writing
-9pm - 9:15pm - Group Chat
-9:15 - 10pm - Breakout for Writing
-10pm - 10:30pm(ish) - Group Chat

Join us Monday for a Dawnadoro. We alternate between group discussion and getting our butts in our seats and working on our craft. The goal of this group is to help you accomplish your goals, meet your deadlines, and make your dreams come true.

NESFA Writes: A Makerspace for Making Fiction and Nonfiction

NESFA Writes: A Maker Space for Making Fiction

-8pm - 8:15pm - Group Chat
-8:15 - 9pm - Breakout for Writing
-9pm - 9:15pm - Group Chat
-9:15 - 10pm - Breakout for Writing
-10pm - 10:30pm(ish) - Group Chat

Join us Monday for a Dawnadoro. We alternate between group discussion and getting our butts in our seats and working on our craft. The goal of this group is to help you accomplish your goals, meet your deadlines, and make your dreams come true.

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