How Imagery Can Reveal Psychic States

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In this post, GrubStreet Instructor Ben Berman looks at how describing images in a poem can help you reveal the speaker’s mindset.

 

In her book, On Looking: A Walker’s Guide to the Art of Observation, Alexandra Horowitz walks around the block with eleven different experts, demonstrating how what we see is determined by who we are

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FREE Write Down the Street Workshops this Fall

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Live in Egleston Square or Mattapan? We’ve partnered with the Boston Public Library to bring FREE creative writing workshops to your neighborhood this fall. All classes welcome new and practicing writers!


Upcoming Classes:


Five Weeks of Controversy with Quentin Lucas (Mattapan): Thursdays starting October 24th, 5:45pm to 7:45pm

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TOMORROW: Lit Up 2019

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GrubStreet’s annual narrative arts gala Lit Up is happening this Thurday, October 10th from 6:30pm-10:00pm at Laugh BostonIf you would like to join the waiting list for Lit Up tickets, please contact Alyssa at [email protected] or 617-695-0075

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Boston Book Fest 2019

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GrubStreet is returning for another year at the Boston Book Festival! Come celebrate the power of words and Boston's vibrant literary community with us on October 19th in Copley Square and October 20th in Roxbury. 

See the full schedule here

Maura Intemann

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October 2019 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

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The October 2019 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, slaying zombies. That matters too.

Maura Intemann

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