GrubStreet in Providence

The GrubStreet community is growing in Providence and so are our offerings! This spring, come learn about Rhode Island’s thriving writer community, and take a seminar or workshop with Grub.



Upcoming Classes at What Cheer Writers Club

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The Truth About Book Readings

When we think about launching our books, we dream of doing readings (among other things like catching sight of our books in airports, and, of course, getting on bestseller lists), but in this day and age why are readings still so important to us?

By Katrin Schumann

For a new author, are readings really all they're cracked up to be?

March 6, 2019 | Katrin Schumann

Books & Reading The Writing Life

Countdown to Muse 2019: Impossible Writing by Anuradha Bhagwati

The Muse and the Marketplace 2019 kicks off on April 5th at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. This year’s theme is writing in a time of upheaval — whether such upheaval is personal, political, artistic, or all of the above. In anticipation of the conference, we’ve asked Muse 2019 presenting authors to describe a time when it was impossible for them to write, but they wrote anyway

March 5, 2019 | Info

The Writing Life

Countdown to Muse 2019: Impossible Writing by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

The Muse and the Marketplace 2019 kicks off on April 5th at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. This year’s theme is writing in a time of upheaval — whether such upheaval is personal, political, artistic, or all of the above. In anticipation of the conference, we’ve asked Muse 2019 presenting authors to describe a time when it was impossible for them to write, but they wrote anyway

March 4, 2019 | Info

The Writing Life

Writing Conferences Can Be Joyous or Stressful Depending On How You Approach Them

The first time I went to a writing conference, I was a neophyte. I wore my heart on my sleeve and told nearly anyone who would listen how I was writing a memoir about losing my brother and wanted to get it published.

I probably had that look my dog Bernie gets when he wants a piece of the salmon I’m eating for dinner. Please, please. Please, please be my agent or please give me a book contract.

Linda Wertheimer

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