The October 2020 edition of "Writing Life Essentials" is a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions 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
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“Be Patient with the Process”: Interview with Memoir Incubator Alum Michelle Bowdler About Her Book IS RAPE A CRIME?
Grubbie Kristen Paulson-Nguyen interviews fellow Memoir Incubator alum Michelle Bowdler about her memoir Is Rape a Crime? A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto, which was recently longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.
GrubStreet’s annual gala Lit Up is going virtual this year on Wednesday, October 7th from 7:30pm - 8:15pm. Join best-selling author and Grubby Award Winner Celeste Ng and comedian Bethany Van Delft to help amplify the stories and voices of Black writers and writers of color in Boston. Tickets for this year's online literary fundraiser will be on a "pay what you will" basis and are available here.
When I was a literary agent, it was unusual to meet editors who didn’t fit into all of the following categories: white, straight, middle or upper-middle class, ivy league-educated, and raised on either the ...
Monday, September 14, 2020, at 5:00 PM
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome Peace Adzo Medie — author of Global Norms and Local Action: The Campaigns to End Violence Against Women in Africa — for a virtual discussion of her debut novel, His Only Wife. She will be joined in conversation by acclaimed writer Wayétu Moore, author of She Would Be King: A Novel and The Dragons, The Giant, The Women: A Memoir. For more details and to register, click here.
About His Only Wife
Afi Tekple is a ...