Interview with Kitty Zeldis, Author of 'The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights'
This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.
The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights is a mesmerizing historical novel about three women in 1920s New York City and the secrets they hold. Hailed as a haunting meditation on the bonds between mothers and daughters Kitty Zeldis, the author, throws her readers into historic New York City and New Orleans with such attention to detail that she makes us feel like we are right there with her characters.
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Porter Square Books: New Years Day Sale
Join Porter Square Books in-person at their Cambridge and Boston locations for their New Years Day Sale! Make the most of your gift cards. Get started on a resolution. Pick up that book your friends and family neglected to give you over the holidays.
Everything in both stores (aside from the hold shelf, electronics, and a few other things) is 20% off!
Join Us for a Spring Advanced Workshop!
Ready to take your writing to the next level, but not sure you're ready for a months-long intensive? Try one of our 10-week advanced workshops! These classes are limited to 9 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. Apply for one of our advanced workshops before the deadline on Monday, January 9th:
- Advanced Memoir Workshop (Online: Zoom) with Xujun Eberlein
Open House: Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers
For LGBTQ+ writers, a lack of queer-focused guidance, support, and community in writing workshops can stifle or even stall progress for novels. Taking place over nine months, the Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers is a program uniquely designed to fill this void and help queer writers complete or make significant progress towards completing a draft of their novel in a supportive community.
Apply to the Novel Incubator by 1/13!
Ready to get your novel out into the world? If so, GrubStreet’s competitive and affordable MFA-level course is for you. Over 12 months, writers will revise their novels, study the novel form, and gain a thoughtful introduction to the publishing world.
Thinking of applying? GrubStreet offers an informal Q&A session with alumni and instructor, Michelle Hoover