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NEW: GrubStreet's Podcast Studio

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Podcasting is enjoying a resurgence lately, and it's easy to think that you need formal training or fancy equipment to try it out. You don't. In a discussion moderated by GrubStreet Instructor Ying-Ju Lai, come hear how podcasters Heloiza Barbosa and Felix Poon started out with zero podcast experience and eventually developed their craft into personally meaningful and award-winning works

August 31, 2022 | Info

On Writing Funny: An Interview with Christine Simon, Author of 'The Patron Saint of Second Chances'

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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.

 

Christine Simon’s delightful debut novel, The Patron Saint of Second Chances, is a story of survival. Welcome to the southern Italian town of Prometto, a “going nowhere place.” The population is dwindling, there is little to no tax revenue coming in, and to make matters worse, the pipes are busted. All 212 souls residing there are (unbeknownst to them) weeks from being relocated by the water commission if Signore Speranza—local vacuum repairman and self-appointed …

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Grubbie Debut: Jonathan Escoffery with Dariel Suarez, If I Survive You

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We're excited to welcome Jonathan Escoffery for the release of If I Survive You, his debut novel! Best-selling author Ann Patchett describes it as "a collection of connected short stories that reads like a novel, that reads like real life, that reads like fiction written at the highest level."

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September 2022 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

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The September 2022 edition of "Writing Life Essentials" is a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards. We try to prioritize 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, deciding which cozy read to kick autumn off with. That’s important, too.

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Join Us for a September Online: On Demand Class!

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Our online on-demand classes have flexible schedules, with most classes having no set meeting time, so you can learn whenever works best for you. Through weekly lessons, you will dig into dynamic craft lessons, inspiring prompts and assignments, compelling, diverse readings, helpful peer and instructor feedback, and more through our interactive and super easy-to-use platform (designed specifically for writers!), Wet Ink

August 15, 2022 | Info