GrubStreet runs on coffee, printer ink, and community. This series features just some of the Grubbies who make our community strong. In this edition, meet Grub instructor Karina Van Berkum. Karina is a poet, teacher and editor. Her work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Curio Poetry, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Penny Engine, and many others. She teaches preschool and edits for spoKe, an annual poetry magazine focusing on international writing and translation. Catch Karina in action during her Writing Fiction from Real Life class, starting June 16th, or during the July Week of Creative Writing for Teens: Section C from July 17th ...
May 23, 2017 | GrubWrites
Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.
Lauren, Grub's Office Manager, recently finished The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, which she can appreciate for its structure, but which she found depressing and lackluster in terms of character development
May 22, 2017 | GrubWrites
May 19, 2017 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
Rejection, Truth-Making, and a Narrative Stegosaurus: a Conversation with Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
May 15, 2017 | Alison Murphy
Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.
A recent study shows that the literary genre you prefer can reveal--or shape--your sense of what is ethical.