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Leading Men Receives Glowing Review from New York Times

We here at GrubStreet couldn’t be prouder of the rave reviews coming in for the new novel by our Artistic Director, Christopher Castellani. Leading Men received a career-defining and glowing review in the daily New York Times

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GrubStreet in Providence

The GrubStreet community is growing in Providence and so are our offerings! This spring, come learn about Rhode Island’s thriving writer community, and take a seminar or workshop with Grub.



Upcoming Classes at What Cheer Writers Club

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Writing Conferences Can Be Joyous or Stressful Depending On How You Approach Them

The first time I went to a writing conference, I was a neophyte. I wore my heart on my sleeve and told nearly anyone who would listen how I was writing a memoir about losing my brother and wanted to get it published.

I probably had that look my dog Bernie gets when he wants a piece of the salmon I’m eating for dinner. Please, please. Please, please be my agent or please give me a book contract.

Linda Wertheimer

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Countdown to Muse 2019: Impossible Writing by Rebecca Makkai

The Muse and the Marketplace 2019 kicks off on April 5th at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. This year’s theme is writing in a time of upheaval — whether such upheaval is personal, political, artistic, or all of the above. In anticipation of the conference, we’ve asked Muse 2019 presenting authors to describe a time when it was impossible for them to write, but they wrote anyway

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March 2019 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

The March 2019 edition of "Writing Life Essentials," a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards, with a focus on opportunities that are at least one of the following: local, free to apply, and/or committed to celebrating and supporting writers from historically marginalized communities. We do the research, so you have more time for what matters: the writing.Or, the adjustment to daylight savings time. That also matters.

Hannah Levinson

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