Teens #WriteTheFuture at #Muse17

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Already getting excited about next year's The Muse and the Marketplace conference? So are we! Sadly, we still have a ways to go until #Muse18, but in the meantime, we're reliving the highlights from this year's #Muse17. Today, Eson KimGrub's Youth Programs Manager, shares highlights from her time with our 2016-17 crop of teen fellows. 


On May 6th, teen fellows from our Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP) attended GrubStreet’s Muse and the Marketplace conference as special guests for the day. Like many other attendees, they juggled a packed agenda and came out tired but glowing in the …

June 8, 2017 | Eson Kim

The Writing Life

Bringing Good Things to the Page and Beyond: An Interview with Kwame Alexander

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New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander explains how there’s much more to the writing craft than setting words on a page. It isn’t just a job; it’s a lifestyle where artists give and receive inspiration in a thriving cycle that’s powerful enough to generate positive changes in the world.

January 8, 2016 | Eson Kim


Podcast Archive: Claim Your Space at the Writing Table

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This is a special teen-focused edition. If you’re a teen artist who’s felt a little behind or under-supported in developing your craft, with a little grit and tenacity, you can make your way! Claim your space at the writing table.  Get a little advice and inspiration from writer-teachers Jennifer DeLeon and KL Pereira.

October 9, 2015 | Eson Kim

Podcast Archive: What’s Your Type?

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Typewriters seem to be making a comeback, especially among writers and artists. Eson Kim talks to author Richard Polt, Typewriter Guru Tom Furrier, and The Boston Typewriter Orchestra to explore the tenacious hold that typewriters have on creative spirits everywhere.

May 29, 2015 | Eson Kim

The Writing Life

Podcast Archive: The Kindness Connection at Writing Conferences

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Going to a writing conference is a great way to understand and learn more about the craft. But it can also be intimidating to step into a ballroom filled with strangers. Eson Kim shares practical tips on making writing buddies in a very short time, sometimes by accident.

March 13, 2015 | Eson Kim