Best of the Web 05/15/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

A recent study shows that the literary genre you prefer can reveal--or shape--your sense of what is ethical. 

"You Are What You Read"

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Best of the Web 05/08/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

Lewis Dartnell from Lit Hub discusses what reasons aliens might possibly have to visit Earth and how these possibilities are a great way of exploring the core themes of the science of astrobiology.

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The Core of this Story has Been Inside Me All My Life: A Conversation with Author Jeanne Blasberg

Jeanne Blasberg’s debut, Eden, is a sweeping historical novel covering four generations of women in the Meister Fitzpatrick clan. Largely set in an exclusive beachside community, Eden explores what happens when affluence is lost and secrets are revealed. Blasberg gives readers a rare and fascinating multigenerational view of the patterns that are passed on from one generation to the next, revealing the traumas we can heal from and those we can’t

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Best of the Web 04/17/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

We know that staying motivated and inspired is hard, but don't give up yet! Instead of waiting to make the creative changes you need in your life, you can start right now with the help of these books that go beyond your typical self-help tomes. 

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Denise Delgado on Building a New Writing Community

After the success of our first free multi-week creative writing classes earlier this year, we’re thrilled to announce that we've added more FREE multi week classes! Our Write Down the Street/Autores de la Vuelta program brings free creative writing sessions to branches of the Boston Public Library in Dorchester and Roxbury. With the beginning of a new multi-week class approaching, Grub Instructor and Neighborhood Program Fellow Denise Delgado  shares insight on the program and what her experience has been like so far. Crónicas y cuentos: a bilingual creative writing workshop starts Monday ...

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