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Tell-All Boston: Silence, Madness, Secrets, and Apologies, 6/10

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Join us and Boston Book Festival’s Lit Crawl for an all new virtual Tell-All Boston event this Thursday, June 10th at 8:00pm ETbrought to you by alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator.

 

The theme of the evening is Tell-All Boston: Silence, Madness, Secrets, and Apologies, featuring local authors Michelle Bowdler (Is Rape A Crime?—A Memoir, An Investigation, and a Manifesto), Sebastian Stuart (What Wasn’t I Thinking?—A Memoir of Rebellion, Madness and My Mother), E. Dolores Johnson (Say I’m Dead: A Family Memoir of Race, Secrets, and ...

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Every Day at 4:40 AM: Mary-Kim Arnold and Matthew Derby on Writing and Marriage

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This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.

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Lit Boston: What's Happening in June?

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In the June 2021 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston (and beyond) lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of literary happenings.

 

Write Down the Street: Iambic Penta-whaaaat?: Writing with Structure in a World Full of Chaos

Tuesday, June 1st from 12:00PM – 1:30PM ET | Workshop Fee: $0

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What to Do After Attending a Writing Conference

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Writers attending conferences - like last week's The Muse & The Marketplace 2021 - tend to react to the experience in one of two ways: despair or elation.

 

Camp #1 is overwhelmed with information. Too much of the advice they absorbed seemed contradictory or overly complicated. They’re not sure they even like agents and editors anymore. And dammit, if all those other attendees are trying to get published, how do they stand a chance? 

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Grubbie Debut: Amanda Davis with Valerie Bolling, 5/6

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Join GrubStreet student Amanda Davis for the virtual launch of Amanda's debut picture book, 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 FlagAmanda will be joined in conversation by fellow picture-book author Valerie Bolling, with a special appearance by illustrator Sally Wern Comport. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.

 

About 30,000 Stitches: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag

 

Discover the inspiring story of the American flag that flew over Ground Zero, traveled across all fifty states as ...

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