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.
Tuesday, June 1st from 12:00PM – 1:30PM ET | Workshop Fee: $0
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 Flag. Amanda 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 it was …
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?
This post was originally published on Dead Darlings, a blog about novel writing run by alumni of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator program.
Leaving Coy’s Hill by Katherine Sherbrooke is based on the remarkable life of a little-known pioneering feminist and abolitionist Lucy Stone — the first woman in Massachusetts to earn a college degree, to keep her maiden name, and to fight for women’s rights. Sherbrooke’s beautifully written novel is a fascinating look at timeless issues — how we navigate motherhood and career, to marry or not, and how one fearless woman can spark change in the world. The story is both heart-wrenching …