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.

Simone Dalton

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 …

Eson Kim

Apply to the Summer 2022 Teen Fellowship

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Teen writers, the wait is over! Apply now for the Summer Teen Fellowship 2022.

This free, three-week creative writing program is open for incoming 9th-12th graders in the greater Boston area and will be taking place on Mondays through Fridays, July 11th - July 29th, 2022.

Through classes, workshops, and readings, teen writers will generate new work, learn about the craft of writing, and gain knowledge of the writing/publishing world. In the spirit of writers' residencies for adults, each student will receive a stipend of $625 for their commitment to the program and their time spent as working writers.

We are planning for this …


Grub News

Lit Boston: What's Happening in February?

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In the February 2022 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, most taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.


Laura Sebastian with Dana Schwartz: Castles in Their Bones

Tuesday, February 1st at 6:00 PM ET | Event Fee: $0 - $45