Porter Square Books: Boston Edition, located on the first floor of GrubStreet's Center for Creative Writing, is open and ready to fulfill all of your book-browsing desires! Staff Picks are 20% off, so you can add to your TBR pile guilt-free. Whether you want to read a whirlpool of a story about love and home, a retelling of "The Fall of the House of Usher," or a strong sibling dynamic, PSB has a pick for you. We're located on the southeast side of 50 Liberty, facing the Marina and the ICA. Come visit!
This June, we're celebrating Pride with a list of our community's favorite LGBTQ+ books! Who better to recommend books to Grubbies than Grubbies? This month, and every month, we lift up LGBTQ+ authors and representation in literature; and we're celebrating with some great reads. These selections have been recommended from Grubbies of all stripes—students, staff, fellows, and more—some of whom provided a brief blurb with insight on what makes their choice special.
In the June 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.
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.