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Upcoming YAWP Free Saturday Sessions

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Drawing a blank? Need fresh ideas? Want to relieve some stress with a dose of creativity? Come join our last FREE YAWP Saturday Session of the season! Check below for more info about each of our upcoming sessions taking place remotely via Zoom on Saturday, May 15th. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in Spring 2021 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.

 

*Remote* Saturday Sessions

 

Defying Genre: Exploring Experimental Writing (Remote)
Kayla Degala-Paraíso
Saturday, May 15th from 12:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT)
via Zoom

During this session of genre-bending, -blending, and -embodying, we ...

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Grubbie Debut: Amanda Davis with Valerie Bolling, 5/6

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Join GrubStreet student Amanda Davis for the virtual launch of Amanda's debut picture book, 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 FlagAmanda will be joined in conversation by fellow picture-book author Valerie Bolling, with a special appearance by illustrator Sally Wern Comport. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.

 

About 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag

 

Discover the inspiring story of the American flag that flew over Ground Zero, traveled across all fifty states as ...

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What to Do After Attending a Writing Conference

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Writers attending conferences - like last week's The Muse & The Marketplace 2021 - tend to react to the experience in one of two ways: despair or elation.

 

Camp #1 is overwhelmed with information. Too much of the advice they absorbed seemed contradictory or overly complicated. They’re not sure they even like agents and editors anymore. And dammit, if all those other attendees are trying to get published, how do they stand a chance? 

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Introducing the 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows

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We’re thrilled to introduce the 2021-2022 Emerging Writer Fellows: Andy LopezTochukwu Okafor, and J.C. Rodriguez. Every year, GrubStreet awards the Emerging Writer Fellowship to three talented writers who demonstrate a passion and commitment to their writing

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Save the Date: Mass Poetry Festival is May 13th - 16th

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The Massachusetts Poetry Festival returns May 13-16, 2021.

 

The 2021 Festival will showcase an all-star roster of poets from across the Commonwealth and the country, including more than 50 events in total featuring well over 100+ poets. Headline poets include Victoria Chang, Jos Charles, Martín Espada, Tyehimba Jess, Patricia Spears Jones, Lang Leav, Khadijah Queen, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ariana Reines, Dara Wier, and more. You can learn more about these poets by going to their headliners page.

 

In addition to headline readings, panels, workshops and performances, this year’s Festival will include some past favorites, such as the State of ...

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