Join us on Thursday, January 23rd for the first Tell-All Boston event of 2020 with author Calvin Hennick at Porter Square Books, featuring Sari Boren, Angie Chatman, Doris Iarovici, Amy Yelin and alumni of our Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator programs.
In his unforgettable debut memoir Once More to the Rodeo, Calvin Hennick holds a mirror up to both himself and modern America, in an urgent and timely story that all parents, and indeed all Americans, need to read. Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self-doubt and full of questions. How ...
In the January 2020 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.
Last year, I didn't make any New Year's resolutions. Frankly, I was tired of pushing myself so hard, and I thought: hey, how about I just try my best this year? It felt like a gentle enough goal given that I had just started a new job and my first novel was about to be published. While I knew quite a bit about what was ahead (I'd published nonfiction before), I had very little idea about whether the outcome for this book would be good, bad or indifferent, and how I would end up feeling about it all
Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the novels keeping us up at night, the poems that call to us over our morning coffees, and those unputdownable memoirs you'll find us reading while walking through four lanes of traffic [Ed.'s note: all walk-reading is performed by Grub's trained extreme readers; do not try this at home]. To round out the year, we're sharing the GrubStreet community’s latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.
What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday afternoon? Rounding out the week with a free writing session, of course!
Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend. Leave work behind on Friday, December 13th, from 5:30pm - 6:30pm and come on over to Grub HQ for a Happy Hour Writing Session. In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some great writing exercises led by Instructor Zyanya Avila Louis. Free drinks (beer, wine, coffee, water) and snacks provided.