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Apply to the Essay Incubator by July 27th

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Ready to draft, revise, and publish your work? Don't wait: apply to the Essay Incubator with instructor Ethan Gilsdorf before the deadline on Monday, July 27th at 11:59pm. 

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Apply to the Short Story Incubator by July 27th

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Ready to move your stories from “workshop good” to publishable quality? Don't wait: apply for the Short Story Incubator before the deadline on Monday, July 27th at 11:59pm.

 

The Short Story Incubator is an 8-month, MFA-level course focused on deep revision that provides concrete tactics to navigate the distance between a draft and your finished story. It also offers a comprehensive, craft-based study of the story form and a thoughtful introduction to the publishing market.

 

Get all the details on the submission guidelines, the instructor, the curriculum, and scholarships.

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Join Memoir Incubator Alum Molly Howes for a Virtual Discussion of Her Book A GOOD APOLOGY

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Join Memoir Incubator alum Molly Howes on Wednesday, July 22nd at 7pm for a virtual discussion, hosted by the Harvard Book Store, of her book A Good Apology: Four Steps to Make Things RightShe will be joined in conversation by Meredith Goldstein, author of the beloved Boston Globe advice column Love Letters. Learn more and pre-register here

About A Good Apology

We've all done something wrong or made a mistake or insulted someone—even if by accident. We've all been hurt and wanted the other person to help us heal. It may be surprising ...

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in July?

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In the July 2020 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.

  

Virtual Event: Charlotte Pence with John Skoyles and Gail Mazur 

Monday, July 6th at 7:00 PM

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YAWP Summer: Crafting Lyrics and Verse: The Art of Songwriting

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How do musicians write lyrics that instantly fill us with joy, sadness, or inspiration in just a few short lines? In this week-long, teen remote class, you'll explore the connections between writing and music, and learn the strategies and techniques that top musicians — like Kendrick Lamar, Tupac, Biggie, Fred the Godson, BabyFace, Alicia Keys, Jhene Aiko, Amy Winehouse, J.Cole., and more!  use to write songs that move us emotionally and land at the top of the Billboard charts.

 

While writing your own lyrics and verses, you'll also learn the Art ...

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