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Three Mothers Review Annie Hartnett's Rabbit Cake

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Lydia McOscar of the Brookline Booksmith, a booklover's paradise that has called Brookline home since the 1950s, teamed up with Grub to curate a series of personal essays from debut authors connected to our fair city of Boston. In this edition, Annie Hartnett, author of Rabbit Cake writes about where she drew inspiration from for her first novel and the most important reviews she received. Catch Annie in action during Grub's Novel Generator

 

I didn’t know my mother was smart until she won the Newton citywide spelling bee. I was in the fourth grade; I ...

March 7, 2017 | Info

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Running Away: A Writer on the Move

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Lydia McOscar of the Brookline Booksmith, a booklover's paradise that has called Brookline home since the 1950s, teamed up with Grub to curate a series of personal essays from debut authors about our fair city of Boston. In this edition, Jennifer Brown, author of Modern Girls, writes about how running, Red Coats, and wicked cold winters helped her turn Boston into home.

November 11, 2016 | Info

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"We Are Not Singularly Defined by the Things That Kill Us": A Conversation with Clint Smith

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Clint Smith III began writing his poetry collection, Counting Descent, in August 2014, shortly after Mike Brown was killed and the protests that started in Ferguson began to spread into a nationwide movement. Since then, he has been named the 2014 National Poetry Slam fellow, given two TED Talks that have been viewed collectively over five million times, and been published in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Guardian, and Boston Review, among others

October 28, 2016 | Alison Murphy

Books & Reading Interviews

Sneak Preview: Why Writing Matters to Lit Up's 10x2 Presenters

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One of the most anticipated events at our annual Lit Up Gala (Thursday, November 3rd) is our signature 10x2 program, where ten Grubbies take the stage for two minutes each to read from their best work. This year, we spoke to each of our readers to find out why writing matters and to talk about what GrubStreet means to them.

October 14, 2016 | Hannah McCabe

Books & Reading Interviews

"There is a Hunger for Stories in Our City": Why Grub is Holding Classes Write Down the Street

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This fall, GrubStreet is thrilled to announce a new neighborhood initiative, Write Down the Street/Autores de la Vuelta, which brings free creative writing sessions to branches of the Boston Public Library in Dorchester and Roxbury. Marketing and Community Engagement Manager Sarah Colwill-Brown sat down with Jennifer De Leon and Denise Delgado, Grub instructors and Neighborhood Program Fellows, to chat about the future of the program and why it matters.

October 6, 2016 | Colwill Brown

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