“Be Patient with the Process”: Interview with Memoir Incubator Alum Michelle Bowdler About Her Book IS RAPE A CRIME?
Grubbie Kristen Paulson-Nguyen interviews fellow Memoir Incubator alum Michelle Bowdler about her memoir Is Rape a Crime? A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto, which was recently longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.
GrubStreet has decided to hold all fall 2020 in-person classes remotely via Zoom video conferencing. To see the full list of all our steps in response to Covid-19, including updates about our space and events click here.
In partnership with MBK Boston and the Black Joy Project by Thaddeus Miles, we're launching the Black Joy Writing competition. During a time when the news is mostly dispiriting, we want to read true stories about joy – specifically Black joy: moments, scenes, memories, that celebrate Black families, relationships, culture, and history. We are looking for a vivid story that is transporting and meaningful – maybe funny, maybe poignant, but always with joy at its center. Learn more and apply before October 12th.
GrubStreet’s annual gala Lit Up is going virtual this year on Wednesday, October 7th from 7:30pm - 8:15pm. Join best-selling author and Grubby Award Winner Celeste Ng and comedian Bethany Van Delft to help amplify the stories and voices of Black writers and writers of color in Boston. Tickets for this year's online literary fundraiser will be on a "pay what you will" basis and are available here.
When I was a literary agent, it was unusual to meet editors who didn’t fit into all of the following categories: white, straight, middle or upper-middle class, ivy league-educated, and raised on either the ...
Teen writers! Check out our upcoming free YAWP Saturday (remote) sessions happening in October. We have workshops that cover a variety of topics such as fiction, personal essay, poetry, and more. Let's get writing! Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Fall 2020 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.