Join us and Porter Square Books for an all new virtual Tell-All Boston event this Thursday, October 7th at 7:00pm ET, brought to you by alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator. This live event is free and virtual via Crowdcast - register to join here.
Tell-All Boston is Real Stories Read Live. They are Boston’s only live-on-stage (or on screen!) literary reading series dedicated to the art and craft of memoir. Award-winning writers, best-selling authors, and emerging stars share first-person stories that make meaning from lived experience. Our goal is to foster a …
Join Porter Square Books and Grubstreet TOMORROW, September 30th at 7PM (EST) the latest installment of the Grubbie Debuts series, featuring GrubStreet student M. Soledad Caballero for the launch of her debut collection, I Was a Bell. Soledad will be joined in conversation by GrubStreet instructor Rebecca Morgan Frank (Oh You Robot Saints)! This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.
About I Was a Bell
In this collection, Caballero imagines how memory frames and reshapes the present, how memory illuminates and limits the …
In the October 2021 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, taking place virtually. See below for our list of local literary happenings.
Friday, October 1 at 12:00 PM ET | Event Fee: $0 – $5
Join Porter Square Books and Grubstreet tonight at 7pm (EST) in the latest installment of the Grubbie Debuts series, featuring Memoir Incubator graduate Judy Bolton-Fasman for the launch of her debut memoir, Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets. Judy will be joined in conversation by author Tova Mirvis. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. Register here.
About Asylum: A Memoir of Family Secrets
How much do we really know about the lives of our parents and the secrets lodged in their past? Judy Bolton-Fasman's fascinating saga, …
When I teach workshops on writing and/or publishing, I often start out by asking writers to work on the "one-liner" for their projects, whether fiction, nonfiction, or collections. I encourage them to try winnowing it down to just one line — and no, that single line can't comprise 200 words.
Usually someone will ask, sometimes a little aggressively, "Why?" The subtext is perfectly reasonable: their book or collection is too complex to be expressed in one line