GrubStreet is the nation's leading independent creative writing center, based in downtown Boston. Offering 500+ classes of all genres in Boston and online, we believe We believe that narrative transforms lives, builds bridges, and produces empathy. By rigorously developing voices of every type and talent and by removing barriers to entry, GrubStreet fosters the creation of meaningful stories and ensures that excellent writing remains vital and relevant.
GrubWrites is a space for the writing and reading community to share ideas and seek advice, a place where writers at the very beginning of their careers publish alongside established authors and the occasional Pulitzer Prize winner. Book lovers, we bring you reviews, recommendations, and conversations with exciting new authors to keep you up to speed on all things lit. Writers, this is your one stop shop for expert craft talk, opinions on how we learn and teach writing, and essential advice about the publishing industry.
Our ongoing call for submissions is open to literary community members of all types and persuasions. We want to hear from students, teachers, authors, readers, editors, agents, publicists, and any devotee of the written word. If you have something to say about writing, reading, the publishing industry, or anything related to the literary world, this is the place to voice it. We’re also committed to advocating for a diverse range of voices in the literary marketplace and raising the visibility of writers from under-represented communities, and we're particularly interested in hearing stories from POC, LGBTQIA+, disabled, and neuro-atypical communities.
Send submissions or pitches to us here. Please allow a reading period of one month before querying us about your submission.