Lit Boston: What's Happening in June?
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
What to Do After Attending a Writing Conference
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?
Grubbie Debut: Amanda Davis with Valerie Bolling, 5/6
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 …
Katherine Sherbrooke with Marjan Kamali, 5/3
Join GrubStreet and Porter Square Books for the virtual launch of GrubStreet Board member Katherine Sherbrooke's newest novel, Leaving Coy's Hill, joined in conversation by Marjan Kamali on Monday, May 3rd at 7PM (EDT). This event is hosted on Crowdcast, free and open to all
Author Interview: Katherine Sherbrooke on Her New Novel, Leaving Coy’s Hill
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 …