Apply to an Upcoming Advanced Workshop

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Ready to take your writing to the next level? Our advanced workshops are limited to 9-10 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. Check out our spring advanced workshops below:


Grub News

Porter Square Books Staff Picks: February 2022

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Porter Square Books: Boston Edition, located on the first floor of GrubStreet's Center for Creative Writing, is open and ready to fulfill all of your book-browsing desires! Staff Picks are 20% off, so you can add to your TBR pile guilt-free. Whether you want to read about coping with burnout, one-eyed woodsmen, or feral mothers and owl-babies, PSB has a pick for you. We're located on the southeast side of 50 Liberty, facing the Marina and the ICA. Come visit!


Burnout by Emily Nagoski

I don't care who you are, but if you're …


Dept. of Congrats: January 2022 Community Successes

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Every month, we celebrate successes of all stripes! This month, Grubbies were published in literary journals across the country, won awards and prizes, secured book deals, and so much more. Our community is closing January 2022 out with 36 publications, four awards and prizes, and two book deals! Let us celebrate you: submit your good news to GrubStreet’s Department of Congratulations.  



Pam Wolfson's story “The Sea at Catterline,” inspired by the life of Scottish artist Joan Eardley, was published by Prime Number Magazine. Jeffrey Feingold’s essay “Avalanche,” a “love letter to dogs,” will be published …


Find Yourself and The Story Will Find You

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Author, GrubStreet instructor and teaching fellow Simone Dalton shares her journey moving from self-doubt to self-knowledge. You can learn more about this subject in Simone's upcoming seminar The Self, The Writer and The Story on February 12th.

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Craft Advice

3 Reasons Why You (Yes YOU), Should Apply for the Emerging Writer Fellowship

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The deadline to apply for GrubStreet’s 2022 Emerging Writer Fellowship is fast approaching on Monday, February 28th, 2022 at 11:59pm (EST). Eson Kim, GrubStreet’s Director of Community & Youth Programs, explains why you (yes YOU) should apply today (yes TODAY). 


All too often, writers get stuck on the same question: “Should I apply for this writing opportunity?” Grab your favorite beverage, find a comfy writing spot, and get ready for a decade of yes! If you’re still tentative, here are three reasons to forge ahead.


1. There’s Always Something to Gain

Receiving a fellowship …

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