Spring 2020 Open House and Showcase

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Love to write but don't have anywhere to get feedback on your work? Want to meet fellow writers and work under the guidance of published authors? GrubStreet is here to help! 

Drop by our Open House on Tuesday, December 3rd from 5:30-8:00pm for drinks, snacks, and the answers to your questions about all things GrubStreet

Maura Intemann

Grub News

New Voices in Fiction: Erin Eileen Almond

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Wednesday, 20th

7:00 PM

Harvard Book Store


Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome local author Erin Eileen Almond for a discussion of her debut novel, Witches' Dance. She will be joined in conversation by her husband, bestselling writer and GrubStreet Instructor Steve Almond. Read more.

Maura Intemann

Grub News

“The Best Part is When I'm alone in a Room and Something Magical Happens”: Erin Almond talks to Steve Almond

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Read on for an interview with Erin Almond, author of the debut novel Witches’ Dance, faithfully conducted by her husband, author and GrubStreet instructor Steve Almond. Steve has taught at GrubStreet since 1998, and Erin has been taking classes here since 2002.

In anticipation of Erin Almond’s book launch at Harvard Book Store on Wednesday, November 20th, the two authors talk about how to get writing done as a parent, virtuosity in art, and how to handle rejection by separating the writing and the publishing aspects of your projects.

 

 

I love my wife’s new novel. But don’t take my word for it. Ramona Ausubel calls ...

Steve Almond

Grub News Interviews

The Importance of Reframing our Ideas

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In this post, GrubStreet Instructor Ben Berman reflects on the importance of flexible thinking during the creative process.

 

 

On the very same day that my older daughter was born, my grandmother died. I have always wanted to write about this but for some reason I have never been able to figure out how.

 

At first, I thought it might lend itself to a philosophical meditation on liminality and what it means to simultaneously navigate birth and death or perhaps some sort of spiritual piece on the deep connections between generations.

The problem, though, was that the ideas ...

November 13, 2019 | Ben Berman

Craft Advice

New Voices in Fiction: Nina MacLaughlin

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Tuesday
November 19, 2019
7:00pm


Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome Nina MacLaughlin—the acclaimed local author of the memoir Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter—for a discussion of her highly anticipated fiction debut, Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung.

Maura Intemann

Grub News