Whether you’re looking to write bite-sized true stories as flash essays, learn what makes projects exciting and marketable to agents, or experiment with new writing at the intersection of different languages and translations, we've got a short class for you this June. As always, scholarships are available for all of the offerings below:
June 4th & 5th
- Mythic Story Structures Series: Literary Alchemy
- The Craft of Memoir: Finding Your Emotional Stakes (2-Part)
- Storytelling Through Film: Screenplay Structure
- Retelling the Classics
- Novel Revision Series: Dramatic Structure
- Surprising Yourself in Memoir
June 11th & 12th
Love to write but don't have anywhere to get feedback on your work? Want to meet fellow writers and work under the guidance of published authors? GrubStreet is here to help!
On Thursday, May 20th, we will be hosting a Remote Open House to talk about upcoming Summer 2021 classes!
Drawing a blank? Need fresh ideas? Want to relieve some stress with a dose of creativity? Come join our last FREE YAWP Saturday Session of the season! Check below for more info about each of our upcoming sessions taking place remotely via Zoom on Saturday, May 15th. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Spring 2021 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.
*Remote* Saturday Sessions
Defying Genre: Exploring Experimental Writing (Remote)
Saturday, May 15th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT)
During this session of genre-bending, -blending, and -embodying, we ...
Join GrubStreet student Amanda Davis for the virtual launch of Amanda's debut picture book, 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag. Amanda will be joined in conversation by fellow picture-book author Valerie Bolling, with a special appearance by illustrator Sally Wern Comport. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.
About 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag
Discover the inspiring story of the American flag that flew over Ground Zero, traveled across all fifty states as ...
Writers attending conferences - like last week's The Muse & The Marketplace 2021 - tend to react to the experience in one of two ways: despair or elation.
Camp #1 is overwhelmed with information. Too much of the advice they absorbed seemed contradictory or overly complicated. They’re not sure they even like agents and editors anymore. And dammit, if all those other attendees are trying to get published, how do they stand a chance?