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Dear GrubStreet Community,
We are excited to share an update on GrubStreet’s Cultural Belonging work for 2023. In November 2022, we hosted two sessions (in-person and online) for community members to come together and have invaluable conversations around what belonging should look, feel, and sound like at GrubStreet. You can read our previous update on this work here.
One of our desired outcomes was to create a statement of belonging for GrubStreet. The statement’s purpose is to outline how we as community members show up in our classes, events, and meetings. By creating a clear, succinct statement of belonging, …
GrubStreet Presents "Our Bodies, Our Stories": A New Anthology Featuring Writing On Pregnancy, Abortion, Miscarriage, and Reproductive Justice From GrubStreet Classes
In the fall of 2022, in response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, GrubStreet offered six free and low-cost nonfiction classes titled "Your Body, Your Story" to provide a platform for writers to explore and express their experiences surrounding pregnancy, abortion, miscarriage, and reproductive justice.
Now, one year after the Supreme Court Dobbs decision, GrubStreet is proud to present Our Bodies, Our Stories, the inaugural collection of essays and poems that emerged from this series.
“Our intention for this series and the anthology was to help writers highlight the profoundly personal experience of pregnancy and the profoundly …
Do you have questions about what’s new at GrubStreet or about anything else we have going on? Come join members of GrubStreet’s senior leadership team on Wednesday, July 12, between 11:30am-12:30pm in our new Fabulist Cafe. This is an informal opportunity to meet some of our newer team members, hear about what we're up to this year at GrubStreet, offer any feedback, and enjoy a complimentary beverage on us. RSVP here.
Juneteenth is Monday, June 19. There are many ways to observe Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, so we’ve compiled a list of Juneteenth events happening virtually and in-person here in the Greater Boston area. As the fight for equity and justice continues, we hope this list provides some resources to commemorate this vital day in history and celebrate the contributions, writing, art, and experiences of Black Americans.
June 18, 2023 | Info
If you're looking for greater continuity and an immersive, intensive exploration of craft as you generate a book-length project or revise shorter works, our upcoming intensive programs are a great place to do just that:
- Essay Incubator with Ethan Gilsdorf