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Countdown to Muse 2019: Impossible Writing by Rebecca Makkai

The Muse and the Marketplace 2019 kicks off on April 5th at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. This year’s theme is writing in a time of upheaval — whether such upheaval is personal, political, artistic, or all of the above. In anticipation of the conference, we’ve asked Muse 2019 presenting authors to describe a time when it was impossible for them to write, but they wrote anyway

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What a Poet Can Take from the Muse and the Marketplace

It's never too early to start mentally prepping for next yearMuse and the Marketplace Conference! Get a jump on your #Muse19 strategy with this advice for poets and first-timers from GrubStreet's Development Assistant, Serina Gousby.

Serina Gousby

The Writing Life

Putting A Dent In My Writer Self-Doubt: A First Timer's Lessons at the Muse & the Marketplace

It's never too early to start mentally prepping for next year's Muse & the Marketplace conference, especially as the Muse is happening earlier next yearApril 6-8, 2018, to be precise. Get a jump on your #Muse18 strategy with this advice for first-timers—and anxious young writers in general—from GrubStreet's Program Coordinator, Lauren Smith.

Ren C. Smith

The Writing Life

GrubStreet's #Muse17 Pilots Writers of Color Track

Already getting excited about next year's The Muse & the Marketplace conference? So are we. And we're over the moon to announce that #Muse18 dates are confirmed! Next year's Muse will take place April 6-8, 2018. In the meantime, we're reliving the highlights from this year's #Muse17. Today, Muse Presenter David Mura reflects on the Writers of Color Track, new this year. 

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The Writing Life

The Forty-Nine-Year-Old Virgin: A First-Timer at #Muse17

Already getting excited about next year's The Muse & the Marketplace conference? So are we! Sadly, we still have a ways to go until #Muse18, but in the meantime, we're reliving the highlights from this year's #Muse17. Today, Kristen Paulson-Nguyen reflects on her first literary conference

Kristen Paulson-Nguyen

The Writing Life