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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 …

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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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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

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Muse 2022 Registration is Open!

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Registration for the Muse & the Marketplace 2022 national writing conference is open NOW! 

Taking place Wednesday, April 27, through Sunday, May 1, this year’s Muse will be held as a hybrid conference, combining the best of last year's virtual event with in-person gatherings to network, connect, and learn. That means all sessions on craft and publishing will take place virtually, as they did in 2021, while parties, events, and other gatherings will take place in-person in Boston, in accordance with the most current public health guidelines.

Keep an eye on our website over the next few …

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Announcing the Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers

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We're thrilled to announce GrubStreet's new Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers with instructor Milo Todd!

For LGBTQ+ writers, a lack of queer-focused guidance, support, and community in writing workshops can stifle or even stall progress for novels

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