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Novel Generator Application Deadline: 12/2

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Our nine-month Novel Generator program is designed to help students at all levels complete (or make substantial progress toward completing) a first draft of a novel in an environment that offers support, accountability and feedback appropriate to this early stage in the novel-writing process. 

The combination of craft instruction, accountability, instructor feedback, and class continuity in the Novel Generator has helped our students to leave the program with either a finished draft, or a partial draft and a clear path to the ending.

Applications for the Spring 2020 Novel Generator are due Monday, December 2nd, at 11:59pm (EST).

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Maura Intemann

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November 2019 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

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The November 2019 edition of "Writing Life Essentials," a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards, with a focus on 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, stuffing tofurkies. That matters too.

Maura Intemann

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Transnational Series: John Freeman in Conversation with Krysten Hill 11/13

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Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

This event is presented in partnership with GrubStreet and is part of Brookline Booksmith's Transnational Series focusing on stories of migration, the intersection of politics & literature, and works in translation.


For John Freeman—literary critic, essayist, editor, poet, “one of the preeminent book people of our time” (Dave Eggers)—it is the rare moment when words are not enough. But in the wake of the election of 2016, words felt useless, even indulgent. Action was the only reasonable response. He took to the streets in protest ...

Maura Intemann

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YAWP November Saturday Sessions

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Teen writers! Check out our upcoming free YAWP Saturday sessions happening in November. We have workshops in cover a variety of topics such as fiction, personal essay, poetry, and more. Let's get writing! 


Slam I Am

Maura Intemann

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Tonight: Craft on Draft

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Join us TONIGHT for the next Craft on Draft, a reading series created and managed by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program and devoted to great fiction—and the mechanics behind it. Three authors read and discuss their work, plus that of one lucky audience member. So grab a drink, a page of your own writing, and come craft your own draft.

Maura Intemann

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