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Julie Kagawa on Worldbuilding and the Finale of Her YA Fantasy Iron Fey Series

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This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.

 

In 2010, we first followed Meghan Chase into Faeryland on a journey to retrieve her kidnapped brother in the YA fantasy, The Iron King (Harper Collins). Now, 12 years later, we will follow her a final time with The Iron Vow, the last installment in Julie Kagawa’s ten-book, four-novella saga.

If you’ve read the series, you’ve made many friends over the years, from talking grumpy cats to princes of ice to jesters …

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Stage Manager

GrubStreet is the leading literary arts center in the country. We are a hardworking and creative bunch and pride ourselves on a warm and supportive work environment. The Stage Manager position plays a vital role in helping GrubStreet design and implement our artistic and programmatic vision for the stage in our new Center for Creative Writing. See the full job description at this link.

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TONIGHT: Grubbie Debut: Robin McLean with Sabina Murray, PITY THE BEAST

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We're excited to present the latest installment in the Grubbie Debut event series, featuring Robin Mclean. Her debut novel, Pity the Beast, follows "in the footsteps of such chroniclers of American absurdity as Cormac McCarthy, Joy Williams, and Charles Portis [...] Pity the Beast is a mind-melting feminist western that pins a tale of sexual violence and vengeance to a canvas stretching back to prehistory, sideways into legend, and off into a lonesome future." Award-winning author Sabina Murray will join the author in conversation.

This hybrid event will take place in-person at Porter Square Books: Boston Edition …

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in October?

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In the October 2022 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually and in-person. See below for our list of local literary happenings.

 

Porter Square Books: Anniversary Sale

Saturday, October 1st at 10:00am (EST) | Event Fee: $0

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Emiko Jean Discusses AAPI Princess Stories and Her New Sequel, TOKYO DREAMING

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This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.

 

In Emiko Jean’s Tokyo Ever Aftera Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick and New York Times bestseller—main character Izumi Tanaka is a high school teen turned Japanese royalty overnight. After learning her father is the Crown Prince of Japan, she’s dropped into a strange, new world of politics and protocols, royal heritage, and self-discovery. Oh, and she meets a handsome bodyguard, too. Between not feeling Japanese enough in America and feeling too …

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