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The Sculpture and the Dark Well: A Conversation with Author Val Wang

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This summer, Val Wang, author of the memoir Beijing Bastard, visited Grub's Teen Fellowship program. While she was here, Teen Fellow Karlecia Berganza had a chance to interview Wang about the publishing process, and her tips for future writers.

 

KB: What was the publishing process like?

VW: Long and agonizing

August 31, 2016 | Karlecia Berganza

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A Conversation With Boston Literary District Director Alysia Abbott

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Spearheaded in part by GrubStreet's Eve Bridburg, the Boston Literary Cultural District was founded in 2014 to provide a window into Boston's literary history through tours and events. Now the LCD has a new Director: Grub Instructor Alysia Abbott. This week, Eve and Alysia got together to talk writing communities, Alysia's award-winning book, Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, and historic literary sites that might surprise the modern Bostonian.

August 5, 2016 | Eve Bridburg

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Five Videos To Transform Your Writing

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As writers looking to learn more about craft, most of us tend to do what we find most natural; we grativitate toward books on writing, articles about editing, or perhaps we read books by literary greats to study their style. Most of us likely choose other forms of the written word to help us learn more about how to write better. 

But what you might be missing are all the wonderful videos available at the touch of a button on writing

July 29, 2016 | Crystal King

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Going Off the Rails: A Conversation with Lindsay Hatton

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One of Chicago Tribune’s “30 Books to Read This Summer,” Lindsay Hatton’s debut novel, Monterey Bay, released tomorrow, follows precocious Margot Fiske, a fifteen-year-old relocated to Monterey Bay by her father, as she navigates a relationship with an older biologist

July 18, 2016 | Ren C. Smith

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Value the Mad Impulse: A Conversation with John Domini

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During my years as an undergraduate at Linfield College, I had the luck of meeting John Domini, then an adjunct professor in creative writing. As a philosophy major, I didn’t take many classes from him, but I lurked around the hallways of the English department

July 8, 2016 | Naomi Ulsted

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