Teen Open Mic at the Teen Central

Once again Teen Central at the Boston Public Library and GrubStreet are partnering for summer teen open mics!


These are FREE and open to all teens. Come and read a 3-minute piece/segment of your work in a friendly, low-key, and supportive environment. We'll have swag and snacks in celebration of our summer creativity.

There will be two open mics:
Friday, July 19th from 1:15 to 2:30pm

Info

Grub News

Classes & Events Happening This Week

Don't miss out, here's everything happening this week at Grub: 



Short Classes at Grub HQ:

Hannah Levinson

Grub News

YAWP Summer 2019 Playlist Series: In the Garage

In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our first instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms



If my class Storytelling with Dungeons & Dragons was a pop song, it would have to be Weezer's "In the Garage." Why? Well, just listen to the opening lyrics to the song:


"I've got a ...

June 20, 2019 | Ethan Gilsdorf

The Writing Life

Welcome Our YAWP Working in the Arts Fellows! 

Every year, hundreds of talented teen writers participate in our Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP). Many of them are ideal candidates for jobs in the literary arts, yet paid internships and fellowships that offer direct industry experience can be hard to find. GrubStreet wanted to create more career development pathways for passionate and capable teens--an investment in a stronger literary landscape now and in the future.  

GrubStreet’s Working in the Arts Summer Fellows will be vital parts of our summer season program team ...

Eson Kim

Grub News

YAWP Summer 2019 Playlist Series: Old Town Road

In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our next instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah, associate editor at Pizza Pi Press, and the reviews editor at Winter Tangerine.



My class is most def “Old Town Road.” I mean, it's obvious. Talking Back Through Writing is weird, genre-defying, and undeniably bumps. I mean, what else can I say, we got the horses in the back, we gonna write till we can't no more ...

June 18, 2019 | Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah

The Writing Life