Best of the Web 05/08/17

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.

 

Lewis Dartnell from Lit Hub discusses what reasons aliens might possibly have to visit Earth and how these possibilities are a great way of exploring the core themes of the science of astrobiology.

May 8, 2017 | GrubWrites

Procrastinate

Vol. 11: Writing to Find Meaning

In the lead up to last year's Muse and the Marketplace conference, we produced a series that explored the experience of working in a dominantly white industry as a person of color

May 6, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

Vol. 10: Grace Talusan Writes for Liberation

In the lead up to last year's Muse and the Marketplace conference, we produced a series that explored the experience of working in a dominantly white industry as a person of color

May 5, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

Vol. 9: Maria Pinto Writes for the Other World

In the lead up to last year's Muse and the Marketplace conference, we produced a series that explored the experience of working in a dominantly white industry as a person of color

May 4, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

Welcome to Us, America!

An organization staffed almost entirely by immigrants and first-generation Americans, we at GrubStreet are as keenly aware of the sheer breadth of "the immigrant experience" as we are the crucial contribution immigrants make to American arts, culture, and society. In defiance of an ethics of exclusion, we’re curating a series of immigrant stories that celebrate and illuminate the plurality of immigrant life. This installment comes from Shilpi Suneja. 

May 2, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life