GrubWrites

April 2022 Top Picks: Opportunities for Writers

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The April 2022 edition of "Writing Life Essentials" is a monthly hand-curated list of contests, grants, scholarships, submissions calls, and awards. We try to prioritize opportunities that are at least one of the following: local, free to apply, and/or committed to celebrating and supporting writers from historically marginalized communities. We do the research, so you have more time for what matters: the writing. Or, adding to your TBR pile. That’s important, too.

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The Writing Life

Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers: Applications Due Monday

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For LGBTQ+ writers, a lack of queer-focused guidance, support, and community in writing workshops can stifle or even stall progress for novels. The Novel Immersive for LGBTQ+ Writers is a 9-month online program uniquely designed to fill this void and help queer writers complete or make significant progress towards completing a draft of their novel in a supportive community. 

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Grub News

Online: On-Demand Classes in April & May

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Whether you want to experiment with new forms of poetry, delve deeper into the craft of the speculative novel, or discover the techniques to express your characters’ thoughts and emotions, we've got an Online: On-Demand class for you.

Most classes having no set meeting time, so you can learn whenever works best for you. Through weekly lessons, you will dig into dynamic craft lessons, inspiring prompts and assignments, compelling, diverse readings, helpful peer and instructor feedback, and more through our interactive and super easy-to-use platform (designed specifically for writers!), Wet Ink. Learn more about …

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Grub News

Upcoming On the Writers' Stage

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Visit GrubStreet's Center for Creative Writing in Boston's Seaport and watch writers take the stage! We're located on the southeast side of 50 Liberty, facing the Marina and the ICA. Learn more.  

Matt Bell, Refuse to Be Done: How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts

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Grub News

Dept. of Congrats: February 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 closed February 2022 out with 37 publications, three awards and prizes, one fellowship, and one book deal! Let us celebrate you: submit your good news to GrubStreet’s Department of Congratulations.  

 

 

Anne Leiby's micro essay "Flower Salute" was published in a recent edition of River Teeth’s "Beautiful Things" blog. This is a first for Anne, and she thanks her Grub instructors,  …

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