Providence: Your New Favorite Lit Scene?

Rhode Island resident and Grub Instructor Ethan Gilsdorf offers an inside look at New England's best new lit scene: Providence. Meet Ethan and the rest of the Providence writing community next Monday, September 17th. This free round table and meet-and-greet event is a chance for writers to connect with each other and many of the literary and writing organizations mentioned in this story.

 

 

Many cities can claim their share of literary history, and Providence is no different. One of the nation’s first lending libraries, The Providence Athenæum opened its doors here in 1753. Passing through town ...

Ethan Gilsdorf

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Lit Boston: What’s Happening in September?

In the September 2018 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.

Sarah Sturman

Books that Made You Feel Seen

In the "Books that Made You" series, we're taking a look at the books that made us who we are. This time, we asked you what book made you feel seen. After scrutinizing our highly scientific social media poll, we present to you this non-exhaustive list of books that get at the heart of our personal experiences.


 

"I found myself saying 'YES

Colwill Brown

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What if Facebook were a Writing Workshop?

GrubStreet Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg's recent TEDx Talk urges us all to take our words seriously, especially when communicating with one another online. Here, she shares why she believes writing workshops serve as a model for political and cultural conversation, and what's at stake in our social media discourse.

Eve Bridburg

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First Time Authors Share Seven Things that Surprised Them After Selling Their Books

The traditional publishing process can be full of surprises for a first-time author. Here's what a few writers publishing in 2019 have learned since signing on the dotted line.

 

We make all sorts of assumptions about what it will be like to actually become published authors for the first time

Katrin Schumann

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