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GrubStreet has decided to hold all fall 2020 in-person classes remotely via Zoom video conferencing. To see the full list of all our steps in response to Covid-19, including updates about our space and events click here.
In partnership with MBK Boston and the Black Joy Project by Thaddeus Miles, we're launching the Black Joy Writing competition. During a time when the news is mostly dispiriting, we want to read true stories about joy – specifically Black joy: moments, scenes, memories, that celebrate Black families, relationships, culture, and history. We are looking for a vivid story that is transporting and meaningful – maybe funny, maybe poignant, but always with joy at its center. Learn more and apply before October 12th.
Teen writers! Check out our upcoming free YAWP Saturday (remote) sessions happening in October. We have workshops that cover a variety of topics such as fiction, personal essay, poetry, and more. Let's get writing! Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Fall 2020 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.
Monday, September 14, 2020, at 5:00 PM
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome Peace Adzo Medie — author of Global Norms and Local Action: The Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Africa — for a virtual discussion of her debut novel, His Only Wife. She will be joined in conversation by acclaimed writer Wayétu Moore, author of She Would Be King: A Novel and The Dragons, The Giant, The Women: A Memoir. For more details and to register, click here.
About His Only Wife
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