To help keep our spirits up and our words flowing, we're sharing special videos from GrubStreet's past. In this post, GrubStreet's Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg introduces Amanda Palmer's "Publish It Forward" talk from 2013. In addition to her talk, Palmer also performed two lovely songs for us that evening: "Ukulele Song" and “The Thing About Things."
Dear Fellow Grubbies,
I’m writing with an important update about GrubStreet’s headquarters at 162 Boylston Street. As most of you know, we are currently in the process of building a new home in the Seaport. We had been hoping to stay at 162 Boylston until our new creative writing center is complete. However, we have recently learned that the owners of 162 Boylston Street are planning to sell the building and are therefore no longer open to extending our lease on a month-to-month basis beyond June.
The latest Craft on Draft event is taking place virtually this month via Zoom and is about subverting expectations in fiction. It’s been said there are two types of pleasure in art: the pleasure of being surprised and the pleasure of getting what you expect. But how can we surprise readers in new ways while keeping in mind those tried and true conventions that keep them turning the pages
Take your writing to the next level with a Master Class at GrubStreet! We offer advanced workshops in poetry, essays, memoirs, novels and more.We're offering all of our upcoming Master Workshops remotely via easy to use video conferencing (see below for more info about how our remote classes work). Check out our upcoming Master Classes:
Join the first virtual Tell-All Boston event on May 7th at 7:00pm, brought to you by alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator (and co-sponsored by Porter Square Books). Maya Shanbhag Lang, author of What We Carry: A Memoir will be reading alongside featured readers including Susan McGee Bailey, Alicia Googins, Shirley Jones-Luke, and Linda K. Wertheimer. For more details and to register, visit the Tell-All Boston website.