Apply Today: Fall Advanced Workshops

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This fall, take your writing to the next level in one of GrubStreet's Advanced Workshops: 

Each advanced class is by application only and limited to 9 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. But don't wait! Apply before the deadline on Monday, September 4.  

As always, scholarships are available for all classes above.


What’s My Essay About? Tips from the Essay Incubator

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The Essay Incubator is a 10-month intensive program for essay writers interested in drafting, revising, and publishing their work. Applications for the 2023-24 Essay Incubator are closed. Learn more about the program here.

Ethan Gilsdorf

Craft Advice The Workshop

2022-2023 Intensive Applications Due TODAY!

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Essay Incubator 

Application Deadline: Monday, August 1st at 11:59 PM (ET)

GrubStreet's Essay Incubator Program is designed for essay writers interested in drafting, revising, and publishing their work


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How the Essay Incubator Transformed My Writing and Reshaped My Life

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 Jennifer Dines writes about her experience in the Essay Incubator and how the program transformed her writing and reshaped her life. Applications for the 2022-23 Essay Incubator are now open until Monday, August 1st, 2022. Learn more about the program and how to apply here.

Jennifer Dines

Grub News The Workshop

5 Ways Writing to Heal Helped Me Grow

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The Writing to Heal Immersive is an immersive program designed to give nonfiction students a deep dive into how the writing process can serve as a healing tool for adversity. We are now accepting applications for the 2022 - 2023 immersive. Apply here by Monday, August 1st at 11:59pm ET. Fellowships are available! 


Writing a story about your own life is a form of narrative medicine, one that facilitates the process of storytelling as beautiful, healing art. Yet it can also be daunting – delving deeply into your life and creating a story is no small …

Emily Shawn

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