Memoir Incubator Open Houses: In-Person & Virtual
About the Memoir Incubator
A competitive and affordable MFA-level course, spanning 12 months, for ten memoir writers interested in drafting, developing or revising their memoir drafts, a comprehensive craft-based study of the memoir form, and, as appropriate, a thoughtful introduction to the memoir publishing market. Learn more.
March Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers
The March 2023 edition of "Writing Life Essentials" is a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submission calls, and awards. We try to prioritize 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, hiding under your covers until spring (with a book!). That’s important, too.
Join Us for a Short Class this March!
We're happy as larks this March! Because this batch of short classes is everything.
Whether you want to nail your author/artist bio, use the 5-Minute Memoir format to identify your story's essence, or meet yourself where you're at to write more consistently and confidently, we've got a class for you!
As always, scholarships are available for all of the offerings below:
- Setting as Character with Peter Medeiros, 3/10
- Writing About Place: The Art of Travel Writing with Shuchi Saraswat, 3/18
- How to Create Complex Characters with …
Meet Patricia Park, Author of 'Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim'
This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.
Building upon the success of her debut adult literary novel Re Jane, Brooklyn-based author and Novel Incubator alum Patricia Park has taken a turn toward Young Adult with her latest release, Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim.
Patricia’s protagonist Alejandra doesn’t feel like she belongs anywhere. At her wealthy Manhattan high school, her súper-Spanish name and súper-Korean face do not compute to her mostly white “woke” classmates and …
Join Us for a Multi-Week Workshop in March!
- The Finish Line: Complete Your Book Project with Shalene Gupta, 3/22
- 6 Weeks, 6 Stories with Ellen Gandt, 3/30