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Tonight: Essay Incubator Remote Open House

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Interested in taking your essays to the next level? Join us virtually on Wednesday, June 30th, from 6:00pm-7:00pm for an informal Q&A session on our Essay Incubatorour eight-month intensive program for writers seeking high-level feedback on their essays, immersion in a community of essay writers, and a leg up on the publishing world. Instructor Ethan Gilsdorf will answer any questions you have about the program. We'll give you all the information you need to know about the application process, what the program entails, the schedule, the philosophy behind our approach, and ...

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Grubbie Debut: Hanna Halperin with Steve Almond, 6/29

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Join GrubStreet and Porter Square Books in the latest installment of the Grubbie Debut series, featuring GrubStreet instructor Hanna Halperin for the launch of her debut novel, Something Wild. She will be joined in conversation with author and GrubStreet Instructor Steve Almond. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.

 

About Something Wild

 

A searing novel about the love and contradictions of sisterhood, the intoxicating desires of adolescence, and the traumas that trap mothers and daughters in cycles of violence.

Told in alternating perspectives that deftly interweave past and present, Something ...

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Grubbie Debut: Sebastian Stuart with Christopher Castellani, 6/28

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Join GrubStreet and Porter Square Books to celebrate the launch of Stuart Sebastian's debut memoir, What Wasn't I Thinking? A Story of Rebellion, Madness and Surviving My Family. He'll be joined in conversation by GrubStreet's Artistic Director Christopher CastellaniThis event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.

 

About What Wasn't I Thinking?

 

Coming in June 2021, novelist Sebastian Stuart’s hilarious and moving memoir, What Wasn’t I Thinking? A Story of Rebellion, Madness, and Surviving My Family. It chronicles growing up in Manhattan ...

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Talent in the Family: Michelle Hoover on her Mom, Lorene Hoover’s Debut Novel, Milk Without Honey

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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.

 

“My mother did not move from the bungalow’s doorway. Her apron, stained with baby burp and breakfast grease, seemed to pull down at her narrow shoulders

June 25, 2021 | Pamela Loring

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Tonight: Join Our Free Happy Hour Writing Session

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What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday afternoon? Rounding out the week with a free writing session, of course! Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend. Leave work behind on Friday, June 25th, from 5:30pm-6:30pm, grab a snack and/or your favorite after-work beverage, and log into GrubStreet Remote for some writing! In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some great writing exercises. 

 

Best of all, you’ll sign off with some new ideas to ponder for the rest ...

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