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“The Best Part is When I'm alone in a Room and Something Magical Happens”: Erin Almond talks to Steve Almond

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Read on for an interview with Erin Almond, author of the debut novel Witches’ Dance, faithfully conducted by her husband, author and GrubStreet instructor Steve Almond. Steve has taught at GrubStreet since 1998, and Erin has been taking classes here since 2002.

In anticipation of Erin Almond’s book launch at Harvard Book Store on Wednesday, November 20th, the two authors talk about how to get writing done as a parent, virtuosity in art, and how to handle rejection by separating the writing and the publishing aspects of your projects.

 

 

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November 14, 2019 | Steve Almond

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“For me, all of life’s drama is contained in the emotional struggle between two people”: A Conversation with Jeanne Blasberg

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Jeanne Blasberg’s new novel, The Nine, hot off the presses in August 2019, is a compelling mother-son story and a campus novel and a coming-of-age- tale and a gripping mystery all wrapped up in one. The follow-up to her award-winning debut novel, Eden, Blasberg’s new book was written and revised at GrubStreet

August 29, 2019 | Christopher Castellani

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In Conversation: Grub Authors Christopher Castellani & Rachel Barenbaum

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We always knew the GrubStreet community was bursting with talent, but the stars have recently aligned to bring more book publications between 2018 and 2019 than ever before from students, instructors, staff and other members of the community. That’s why they’re keeping a running list and celebrating by curating a series of conversations between Grubbie authors with new books

May 6, 2019 | Info

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"Teaching Involves Learning from Our Students as They Learn from Us": A Conversation with David Mura

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David Mura’s A Stranger’s Journey gives a thoughtful and unequivocal voice to what has been missing from creative writing workshops in the United States: open, honest, and nuanced discussions centered on race, culture, and identity

February 27, 2019 | Dariel Suarez

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In Conversation: Grub Authors Crystal King & Katrin Schumann

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We always knew the GrubStreet community was bursting with talent, but with more book publications between 2018 and 2019 than we’ve ever seen before—from students, instructors, staff, and other community members—we're celebrating with a new author-to-author conversation series featuring just some of the Grubbies whose books are "pubbing" this year. Read on to find out what authors Katrin Schumann and Crystal King have to say about drafting, research, and those one-star Amazon reviews.

February 1, 2019 | Colwill Brown

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