With the theme of working for equity across the arts, GrubStreet's Light Up the Center event this year on Thursday, November 2nd will feature performances by Boston-based artists from diverse disciplines, like GrubStreet author Shilpi Suneja
Applications for the Spring 2024 Novel Generator with instructor Elizabeth Santiago are open! The combination of craft instruction, accountability, instructor feedback, and class continuity in the Novel Generator is the key to our writers leaving the program with a finished draft. Have you been on the precipice of the first draft of your novel? Are you ready to take that leap and start writing? This nine-month program is designed for writers of all levels who are in the early stages of novel writing. The application deadline is Monday, December 4.
In addition to online (Zoom and On Demand) classes below, GrubStreet is also hosting in-person classes and events at our space in the Seaport. To see the full list of all our steps in response to Covid-19, including updates about our space and events click here.
GrubStreet and Porter Square Books: Boston Edition are delighted to welcome Christy Cashman, author of The Truth About Horses, for an event celebrating her debut novel! The author will be in conversation with On Golden Pond Oscar-winner Ernest Thompson. This free event will take place on Tuesday, October 10, at 7 pm ET at Porter Square Books: Boston Edition (50 Liberty Dr. Boston, Ma 02210).
Every month, we celebrate the successes of our community members! This month, Grubbies were published in literary journals across the country, won awards and prizes, secured book deals, and so much more. We are proud to announce in September 2023 we had thirty-four publications, four awards and prizes, and four book publications! Let us celebrate you: submit your good news to GrubStreet’s Department of Congratulations.
Aimee McKay's nonfiction essay "Venus of Willendorf" was published in Third Street Review. She has been taking GrubStreet classes for a few years and is grateful to her teachers and …