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What's a Writer For: David Mura

In the face of a challenging political climate we're asking authors, agents, and editors: What is a writer for? Why is now an important time to advocate for the writer's -- and literature's -- role in society? This installment comes from writer, memoirist, poet, and performance artist David Mura, who will be leading two Muse sessions: Race and the Situation of the Writer in 2017 and Race & Identity in Fiction & Nonfiction

March 28, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Manuscript Mart Deadline Next Week!

The Manuscript Mart is a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with agents and editors who have read twenty pages of your work in advance. With almost all mart slots booked, there's no time to lose -- sign up now to avoid missing out! The deadline to apply for a session is next Tuesday, April 4th.

March 27, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Lit Hits: What We're Reading in March

Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.

 

Dariel, Grub's Head of Faculty and Curriculum, is about to start Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey.

March 27, 2017 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

How Creative Writing Makes You a Better Person

"We live in a time of great cultural and economic division. Strangers hurl insults at one another online, hate crimes are on the rise, and civil political exchange is a relic of the past. This is precisely the moment to invest in reading and writing."

GrubStreet Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg shares how creative writing makes you a better person for her Boston Globe op-ed.  

March 24, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Julio the Pool Boy and 12 Other Lessons from the Field

GrubStreet Founder & Executive Director Eve Bridburg shares essential takeaways from this year's AWP conference in "Julio the Pool Boy and 12 Other Lessons from the Field: How We're Building a More Inclusive Writing Center." 

March 23, 2017 | GrubWrites

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