Passage Analysis

The safety gate in our front hallway had been obsolete for a while – my three-year old had figured out how to unlock it by herself, and for the past few months we’d been primarily using it as a drying rack for wet mittens.


When I finally got around to disassembling it last week, my daughters treated it like the fall of the Berlin Wall and celebrated with some prolonged butt-wiggling

March 8, 2017 | Ben Berman

The Writing Life

Three Mothers Review Annie Hartnett's Rabbit Cake

Lydia McOscar of the Brookline Booksmith, a booklover's paradise that has called Brookline home since the 1950s, teamed up with Grub to curate a series of personal essays from debut authors connected to our fair city of Boston. In this edition, Annie Hartnett, author of Rabbit Cake -- which launches today

March 7, 2017 | GrubWrites


Best of Boston: What’s Happening in March?

Welcome to the thirteenth edition of Best of Boston, filled to the brim with literary goodness to add to your calendar. Take a peek at Grub's assemblage of all the most exciting events going on around town next month.

March 6, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

Meet a Grubbie: Ani Gjika

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 new Grub instructor Ani Gjika. Ani is a poet, literary translator, teacher, and author of Bread on Running Waters, a finalist for the 2011 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize and the 2011 May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize

February 28, 2017 | GrubWrites

Meet a Grubbie

Lit Hits: What We're Reading in February

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.


Dariel, Grub's Head of Faculty and Curriculum, recently finished Han Kang's The Vegetarian, which he found haunting and memorable, and thoroughly enjoyed the parallel storylines in Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's Heat and Dust

February 27, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life