TOMORROW: Lit Up 2019

GrubStreet’s annual narrative arts gala Lit Up is happening this Thurday, October 10th from 6:30pm-10:00pm at Laugh BostonIf you would like to join the waiting list for Lit Up tickets, please contact Alyssa at [email protected] or 617-695-0075. You can also make a gift to support Lit Up through our donate page.

Hosted by comedian Bethany Van Delft at Laugh Boston, Lit Up is GrubStreet’s annual fundraising gala and literary showcase to celebrate the written word and the transformative power of storytelling. This year's event will highlight the incredible instructors at GrubStreet as well as the breadth of stunning creative work recently published by writers in our community. 

The evening will feature:

  • Cocktails with friends, Grubbies, and instructors
  • Laughs with stand-up comic and emcee Bethany Van Delft
  • Spitballing: a fun, free-association writing game
  • Raise the Paddle: fundraising to support access for low-income writers and writers of color
  • 6x2: six inspiring 2-minute performances from GrubStreet writers
  • Open bar and delicious food

We hope you will join us and help raise funds so that even more writers can access the mentorship and support they need to develop their craft and share their stories.

About the Author

GrubWrites is a space for the writing and reading community to share ideas and seek advice, a place where writers at the very beginning of their careers publish alongside established authors. Book lovers, we bring you reviews, recommendations, and conversations with exciting new authors to keep you up to speed on all things lit. Writers, this is your one stop shop for expert craft talk, opinions on how we learn and teach writing, and essential advice about the publishing industry.

Plus, we want to hear from you! Our ongoing call for submissions is open to literary community members of all types and persuasions. We want to hear from students, teachers, authors, readers, editors, agents, publicists, and any devotee of the written word. If you have something to say about writing, reading, the publishing industry, or anything related to the literary world, this is the place to voice it. We’re particularly committed to advocating for a diverse range of voices in the literary marketplace and raising the visibility of writers from under-represented communities.

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