In the November 2018 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.
October 25, 2018 | Sarah Sturman
In the "Books that Made You" series, we're taking a look at the books that made us who we are. Bravery is on our minds in the wake of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's courageous testimony—where it comes from, how it surges and supports us, the doors it opens. Bravery can be contagious, and we need it now in order to speak up, to defend ourselves and others, and to move forward together into a better future
October 16, 2018 | Colwill Brown
We always knew the GrubStreet community was bursting with talent, but the stars have recently aligned to bring more book publications between 2018 and 2019 than we’ve ever seen before from our students, instructors, staff and other members of the community. Just how many new books? So many we’ve lost track! That’s why we’re keeping a running list below and celebrating all the amazing work coming out of our community by throwing a party, Grub Gone...POP, on November 3rd, curating a series of conversations between Grubbie authors with new books on our blog, sharing book news and events, and ...
October 9, 2018 | Sean Van Deuren
Last month at DeadDarlings, we were lucky enough to speak with three authors who’ve recently had new novels released. You can read the full interviews with Jenna Blum, Julia Fine, and Rebecca Makkai on our site, but we thought it would be fun for us to share what edits they took on before publishing their latest work.
Jenna Blum, best-selling author and Grub Instructor
September 21, 2018 | The Editors at Dead Darlings
Jamel Brinkley's debut collection, A Lucky Man, has garnered great praise from all corners of the literary community. According to Publishers Weekly, “the nine stories in Brinkley’s promising debut address persistent issues of race, class, and masculinity across three decades of New York City’s history.”