Best of the Web 10/17/16

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.

 

Indifferent to baseball cards? Don't know the difference between a Pikachu and a Charmander? Find the trading cards you've been waiting for, in celebration of Banned Books Week, via Tor.

"Local Library Encourages Readers with Banned Book Trading Cards"

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"There is a Hunger for Stories in Our City": Why Grub is Holding Classes Write Down the Street

This fall, GrubStreet is thrilled to announce a new neighborhood initiative, Write Down the Street/Autores de la Vuelta, which brings free creative writing sessions to branches of the Boston Public Library in Dorchester and Roxbury. Marketing and Community Engagement Manager Sarah Colwill-Brown sat down with Jennifer De Leon and Denise Delgado, Grub instructors and Neighborhood Program Fellows, to chat about the future of the program and why it matters.

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Interviews

Best of Boston: What's Happening in October?

Welcome to our ninth installment of Best of Boston, filled to the brim with literary goodness to add to your calendar. Take a peek at Grub's assemblage of all the most exciting events going on around town next month.

 

Craft on Draft

October 4th, 7:00pm

GrubStreet and the Novel Incubator present A Hard Day's Work: The Working Lives of Characters

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News

Best of Boston: What's Happening in September?

Welcome to our eighth installment of Best of Boston, filled to the brim with literary goodness to add to your calendar. Take a peek at Grub's assemblage of all the most exciting events going on around town next month.

 

Nathan Hill reads from The Nix

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The Writing Life

Lit Hits: What We're Reading in August

Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the books that keep us up at night, the novels we can't put down, the memoirs that call to us over our morning coffees. Every month, we'll share our staff's latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.

 

Marketing & Community Engagement Manager Sarah finally fought her way out of a reading slump with We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge, which has been on her must-read list since Kaitlyn's kick ass performance at #Muse16's Grub Gone...Drag.

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