GrubStreet Community Resources for Covid-19 

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Last updated: 3/27/20

So many of us need help and support during this uncertain time. And we’re hearing from others who want to know how to help. The spirit of togetherness we’re seeing from our community is inspiring. We’re sharing a few resources for writers and artists here

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GrubStreet Community Survey During Covid-19

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In response to Covid-19, GrubStreet has been exploring new ways to keep our community connected and keep our writers going. This includes fully transitioning all of our classes and some events to remote video conferencing.

 

As we continue to experiment, we want to hear directly from you about what you want and need from GrubStreet during this time. So we’ve created this short, one-question community survey to give every grubbie the chance to share any ideas you might have about how to keep our community connected. This could include virtual open mics, virtual instructor office hours, virtual writing prompts ...

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What Writers Do in Times of Crisis

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By Katrin Schumann

I sat down to write this post and have now written four openings and ditched them all.

What do writers need to hear in times like this? How can I be helpful to others when that which binds us--our obsessive love of words, books, writing--is overshadowed so universally by our fear of the unknown? 

Do I tell you how to make lemons out of lemondade?* Do I reveal that I'm writing page after page despite the uncertainty and boredom

April 1, 2020 | Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading Craft Advice New Writing The Workshop The Writing Life

Apply to a Summer Master Class by 4/13

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Take your writing to the next level with a Master Class at GrubStreet! We offer advanced workshops in poetry, essays, memoirs, novels and more. Check out our course listings:

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This Week at Grub: March 30th - April 5th

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GrubStreet will be hosting all of our classes remotely from now through the month of April. We’ve decided as an organization that the best thing we can do for our community is to follow the advice of public health experts and participate in the social distancing that’s recommended to help slow the spread of Coronavirus. 

 

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