Upcoming YAWP Free Saturday Sessions
Check out our FREE YAWP Saturday Sessions for spring 2022! These sessions are free for Boston-area high schoolers. Whether you need fresh ideas, a dedicated space to write, or just want to geek out about the written word with other writers, we're here for you or the teen writer in your life. Check below for more info about each of our upcoming sessions. Note: All YAWP Saturdays in spring 2022 will be held remotely on Zoom. Click here for more information.
Apply to an Upcoming Advanced Workshop
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:
- Advanced Novel Workshop: Revision Focus with Henriette Lazaridis (Applications due Monday, February 14th)
- Next Level Nonfiction: Revise and Submit with Shuchi Saraswat (Applications due Monday, March 7th)
- Next Level Short Fiction: Revise and Submit with Katherine Yeh (Applications due Monday, March 7th)
Porter Square Books Staff Picks: February 2022
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
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
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.