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Introducing the 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows

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We’re thrilled to introduce the 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows: Andy LopezTochukwu Okafor, and J.C. Rodriguez. Every year, GrubStreet awards the Emerging Writer Fellowship to three talented writers who demonstrate a passion and commitment to their writing

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Save the Date: Mass Poetry Festival is May 13th - 16th

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The Massachusetts Poetry Festival returns May 13-16, 2021.

 

The 2021 Festival will showcase an all-star roster of poets from across the Commonwealth and the country, including more than 50 events in total featuring well over 100+ poets. Headline poets include Victoria Chang, Jos Charles, Martín Espada, Tyehimba Jess, Patricia Spears Jones, Lang Leav, Khadijah Queen, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ariana Reines, Dara Wier, and more. You can learn more about these poets by going to their headliners page.

 

In addition to headline readings, panels, workshops and performances, this year’s Festival will include some past favorites, such as the State of ...

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Katherine Sherbrooke with Marjan Kamali, 5/3

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Join GrubStreet and Porter Square Books for the virtual launch of GrubStreet Board member Katherine Sherbrooke's newest novel, Leaving Coy's Hilljoined in conversation by Marjan Kamali on Monday, May 3rd at 7PM (EDT). This event is hosted on Crowdcast, free and open to all

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Author Interview: Katherine Sherbrooke on Her New Novel, Leaving Coy’s Hill

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This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.

Leaving Coy’s Hill by Katherine Sherbrooke is based on the remarkable life of a little-known pioneering feminist and abolitionist Lucy Stone — the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree, to keep her maiden name, and to fight for women’s rights. Sherbrooke’s beautifully written novel is a fascinating look at timeless issues — how we navigate motherhood and career, to marry or not, and how one fearless woman can spark change in the world. The story is ...

April 26, 2021 | Tracey Palmer

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