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Muse 2020 Seminar Series: Addressing Race and Racial Identity as Writers and Readers

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In our race-conscious society, white people are asked, often reluctantly, to define themselves as racial beings, a process to which people of color have been socialized since birth. Racial identity is the psychological connection we have with our race; its resolution process occurs for everyone, regardless of one’s identified race. 

As writers, how might our characters, arguments, and storylines reflect any conscious and unconscious racial bias that we hold

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Muse 2020 Seminar Series: What Booksellers Want Writers to Know, 6/2

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Get insider tips on how stores choose and market the books they shelve while working with authors and publishers to promote new titles. Gearing up for a bookstore event? Learn what to expect before, during, and after your event and how to make your events part of the narrative of your writing identity from instructors, Leah DeCesare and Allison Pottern Hoch

 

Whether you’re pre-published or an established author, you'll learn marketing strategies to increase your audience and partner with your local indies to up your odds of success. Click here for more information and to ...

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GrubStreet presents Muse 2020 Seminar Series

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We’re thrilled to announce the Muse 2020 Seminar Series beginning June 2nd! Due to our presenters’ enthusiasm and generosity, we’re excited to bring several popular Muse & the Marketplace 2020 sessions to a screen near you! Each session will be presented as a rich, informative lecture with a brief Q&A. When you register you’ll get access for real-time instruction via Zoom, and the ability to view the seminar later via WetInk.

We’ll be adding sessions throughout the summer, but to start, you can now register for these:

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"A particular sensory experience can cross into other senses" Imagination and Reality with Molly Howes

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing

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"How Is The Story Told About Me Different?" Imagination and Reality with Grace Talusan

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Though Muse and the Marketplace 2020 was sadly cancelled, we still want to share blog posts that presenters wrote about our theme “Imagination and Reality.” In this blog series we asked presenters to explore the boundaries between fact and imagination, and how each contributes to great writing. Here, authors have selected a passage from their own work, highlighting in green which elements came roughly from their direct experience, memory, or fact; while highlighting in blue which elements came from their imagination or speculation. In this post, Grace Talusan shares an excerpt from her memoir The Body Papers ...

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