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New Voices in Fiction: Daniel Hornsby

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Thursday, August 20th at 7:00 PM

Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome author Daniel Hornsby for a virtual discussion of his debut novel, Via Negativa. He will be joined in conversation by acclaimed author Andrew Martin, author of the story collection Cool for America

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YAWP Summer: Writing Through It

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While it would be too simple to say that writing or art can “fix” everything, writing can play a role in grounding us and providing a creative outlet.

During Writing Through It, teens will look at how writing can be used as a tool to deal with hardships such as the Covid-19 pandemic, loss and love

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Join JENNIFER DE LEON for the launch of her novel

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Join GrubStreet Board Member Jennifer De Leon for the virtual launch of her debut young adult novel, Don't Ask Me Where I'm From, with special guest Celeste Ng on Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm. This free event is hosted remotely by Porter Square Books (via Crowdcast) and co-sponsored by our friends at 826 Boston! Reserve your spot today! 

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Short Story Incubator Deadline Extended to 8/10!

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Ready to take your short stories to the next level? If so, apply today for the Short Story Incubator with instructor Ron MacLean

A competitive, accessible – and repeatable – MFA-level course, spanning 8 months, the Short Story Incubator Program is for ten short story writers from all backgrounds who want to move their stories from “workshop good” to publishable quality.

We are now accepting applications for the next phase of the Short Story Incubator, September 2020 - April 2021. The submission deadline has been extended to Monday, August 10th, at 11:59PM EST.
 Click here to apply

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Muse 2020 Seminar Series: Addressing Race and Racial Identity as Writers and Readers

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In our race-conscious society, white people are asked, often reluctantly, to define themselves as racial beings, a process to which people of color have been socialized since birth. Racial identity is the psychological connection we have with our race; its resolution process occurs for everyone, regardless of one’s identified race. 

As writers, how might our characters, arguments, and storylines reflect any conscious and unconscious racial bias that we hold

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