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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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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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Apply to the Memoir Incubator by Monday, March 22nd

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Our Memoir Incubator Program is an MFA-level course, spanning 12 months, for ten memoir writers interested in drafting, developing or revising their memoir drafts, a comprehensive craft-based study of the memoir form, and, as appropriate, a thoughtful introduction to the memoir publishing market. 

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TONIGHT: Join Us for Our Memoir Incubator Open House

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Interested in taking your memoir to the next level? Join us for an informal, virtual Q&A session on our Memoir Incubator program. Instructor Alysia Abbott and alumni of the program will be there to answer any questions you have about the Memoir Incubator program

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Time to Snag an Agent: Perfecting Your Pitch

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Author and GrubStreet instructor Katrin Schumann shares some tips and practical insight into how to present your work in the most compelling way possible for agents. You can learn more about this subject in Katrin's upcoming class "Time to Find an Agent: Perfecting Your Pitch" starting March 11th.

Katrin Schumann

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