Holiday Book Recommendations from GrubStreet's Write Down the Street Team

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We think that some of the best moments of the holidays are the ones where we share stories. With that in mind, our Write Down the Street team have each chosen a book that inspired them this year and that they hope to share with you. They recommend these titles as gifts to yourself or to your friends, family, and community members, and hope they inspire joy, laughter, reflection, and writing in your lives.

Ana Sofia Amieva-Wang

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"Reparative Writing Should Be Risky": Jess Row talks to Dariel Suarez

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Author of A Kind of Solitude and GrubStreet’s Director of Core Programs and Faculty, Dariel Suarez, recently interviewed author Jess Row about his new book White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination, a collection of essays on whiteness in American fiction and culture from the end of the civil rights movement to the present.

Dariel Suarez

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LAST CHANCE: Apply to a Spring Master Class by this Friday, 12/20

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Push your writing further by taking a master class this spring. The deadline to apply to all of GrubStreet's advanced courses is this Friday, December 20th. Check below for more info about each of these classes and don't miss your chance to apply.

 

As always, scholarships are available for all classes. Click the “Apply for Scholarship” link on any class page to request financial assistance.

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NEW: Spring 2020 Online Classes

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This year, instead of thinking about all the things we accomplished (or, uh, didn’t accomplish), we’re looking ahead to 2020, and getting excited to get writing all over again.

If you want to join us, you’re in luck! 2020 online classes are now available, and we’re offering a slew of new workshops to help you think more expansively about your writing in the coming year. 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 ...

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Tonight: Happy Hour Writing Session

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What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday afternoon? Rounding out the week with a free writing session, of course!

Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend. Leave work behind on Friday, December 13th, from 5:30pm - 6:30pm and come on over to Grub HQ for a Happy Hour Writing Session. In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some great writing exercises led by Instructor Zyanya Avila Louis. Free drinks (beer, wine, coffee, water) and snacks provided. 

Maura Intemann

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