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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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Dept. of Congrats: September 2022 Community Successes

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Every month, we celebrate successes of all stripes! In September, Grubbies were published in literary journals across the country, won awards and prizes, published books, and so much more. Our community closed September 2022 out with 39 publications, five book publications, five awards and prizes, and three book deals

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October 2022 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

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The October 2022 edition of "Writing Life Essentials" is a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards. We try to prioritize opportunities that are at least one of the following: local, free to apply, and/or committed to celebrating and supporting writers from historically marginalized communities. We do the research, so you have more time for what matters: the writing. Or, carving your pumpkins. That’s important, too.

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