Thank You!

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Thank you to everyone who came out to our Lit Up gala and dance party on Thursday, November 6th. The event, in support of GrubStreet programming and scholarships, was a huge success! This year, we were honored to present our inaugural Grubby award, which was beautifully designed by IDEO, to poet and Bread Loaf Director, Michael Collier. Michael accepted his award with the grace and generosity that the award is meant to honor, and we were all inspired by his reading of poems he wrote in response to some of his mentors and teachers.


After Michael’s reading, we …

November 20, 2014 | Grub Intern

Keeping Writing In Your Back Pocket

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“Those who take joy in writing are never in want of something to do.”


I just came up with that while sitting at my intern desk at GrubStreet. I think it sounds good to me because it’s true, and that’s what good writing is: translating the truth—as we know it—into words. The above quotation is certainly true to me as I have found immense pleasure and repeatedly escaped aimlessness by keeping writing in my back pocket.

October 10, 2014 | Grub Intern

Reading For Fun In College

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I’ve always loved reading. I can’t pinpoint exactly when it began, but I do have photo and video evidence that I’ve loved reading even before I could read on my own. That is, I’ve always loved stories – from the time that I had to rely on my parents to read to me, or when I had to count on the illustrations on the page to inform me of the plot of the story.

September 30, 2014 | Grub Intern

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