GrubStreet Instructor, marketing consultant, writer, and mother of two, Allison Pottern Hoch knows how important support can be to fostering a creative life. She’ll be covering this topic and more in her class Writing Like a Parent, Parenting Like a Writer on July 20th, but until then read on to learn more about grants, scholarships, residencies and more for writers who are parents.
In this post, GrubStreet Instructor Ben Berman discusses the importance of attending to both form and content when composing and reading poems.
The other day I asked my eight-year-old what would be the first thing that she would buy if she had her own money. I’m not sure, she said, but it definitely wouldn’t be anything made out of plastic because that’s bad for the earth, and I think I’d want something that would keep me healthy.
July 10, 2019 | Ben Berman
Short Story Incubator alum Ralph Rodriguez writes about why you should apply for the program. Ralph is the author of Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation (FORDHAM UP, 2018) and Brown Gumshoes: Detective Fiction and the Search for Chicana/o Identity.
By Katrin Schumann
In the most recent New Yorker, Teddy Wayne wrote an article called “Eight Rules for Writing Fiction.” Wayne has written three novels (one which has been optioned by HBO) and Kirkus Reviews said of him: “A spectacular stylist, Wayne is deeply empathetic toward his characters, but—brutally and brilliantly—he refuses to either defend or excuse them.”
July 3, 2019 | Katrin Schumann
We’re proud to announce that our very own Founder and Executive Director, Eve Bridburg, has been named a Barr Foundation Fellow. The Fellowship’s purpose is to celebrate exceptional leaders and to cultivate a network of civic leaders committed to our city.