In anticipation of our move later this year, GrubStreet’s Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg shares an exciting update about GrubStreet’s new look and feel, including our new logo and color.
Janet Rich Edwards, GrubStreet Novel Incubator alum, recently interviewed Lily King about her latest book, Writers & Lovers (Grove Press, 2020). You can join Lily King for her upcoming reading at Brookline Booksmith on Tuesday, March 10th 28th at 7pm.
When I got my hands on an Advance Reader Copy of Lily King’s new novel, Writers & Lovers (Grove Press, 2020), I paused – about a nanosecond – before opening it. Our Novel Incubator class had lovingly dissected King’s last novel, Euphoria, in our effort to learn the craft of long-form fiction. I’ve returned ...
March 6, 2020 | Janet Edwards
It’s March, which means we are officially sick of winter. If you, like us, are starting to get cabin fever but have no intention of going outside, in this kind of cold, kind of not weather, might we suggest a) reading a book, preferably one set on some kind of beach, and b) signing up for an online class? Through the magic of technology (read: WiFi) you’ll be whisked away to a world of discovery (read: our online platform) where you can explore new worlds (read: stories) and seek adventure (read: get writing).
The Muse and the Marketplace 2020 will soon kick off on April 3rd in Boston! This year’s theme is “Imagination and Reality,” as many presenters are exploring the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, presenting authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Muse presenter Maria Pinto shares an excerpt from her short story "To Reap Where She Did Not ...
The March 2020 edition of "Writing Life Essentials," a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards, with a focus on opportunities that are at least one of the following: local, free to apply, and/or committed to celebrating and supporting writers from historically marginalized communities. We do the research, so you have more time for what matters: the writing. Or, spring cleaning. That’s important too.