Sound Quality: Henriette Lazaridis on Pat Barker's Noonday

We've all had that moment as readers when we stumble across a sentence in a novel or essay that sings to us from the page. There are sentences we want to wrap our tongues around, that we speak aloud just to revel in their aural qualities. For each installment of this series, Henriette Lazaridis chooses a single sentence from a work of literature and shows us why it is music to our ears.

This month's installment focuses on Pat Barker's use of verb tenses in her novel Noonday--in one sentence in particular that moves nimbly between ...

April 26, 2017 | Henriette Lazaridis

Craft Advice Read

Denise Delgado on Building a New Writing Community

After the success of our first free multi-week creative writing classes earlier this year, we’re thrilled to announce that we've added more FREE multi week classes! Our Write Down the Street/Autores de la Vuelta program brings free creative writing sessions to branches of the Boston Public Library in Dorchester and Roxbury. With the beginning of a new multi-week class approaching, Grub Instructor and Neighborhood Program Fellow Denise Delgado  shares insight on the program and what her experience has been like so far. Crónicas y cuentos: a bilingual creative writing workshop starts Monday ...

April 14, 2017 | GrubWrites

Interviews

Meet a Grubbie: Dawn Dorland

GrubStreet runs on coffee, printer ink, and community. This series features just some of the Grubbies who make our community strong. In this edition, meet Grub instructor Dawn DorlandDawn is an LA-based writer and Grubbie expat whose work concerns poverty, race, class and invisible identities

April 4, 2017 | GrubWrites

Meet a Grubbie

"Storytelling is Powerful for its Ability to Show Multiple Perspectives": A Conversation with Jennifer De Leon

After the success of our first free multi-week creative writing classes earlier this year, we’re thrilled to announce that we've added more FREE multi week classes! Our Write Down the Street/Autores de la Vuelta program brings free creative writing sessions to branches of the Boston Public Library in Dorchester and Roxbury. The Stories of Your Life with Grub Instructor and Neighborhood Program Fellow Jennifer de Leon starts next Wednesday April 5th at the Grove Hall BPL branch, so make sure you sign up soon! With the beginning of the class approaching, we sat down with ...

March 29, 2017 | Marcella Palmeiro

Interviews

Meet a Grubbie: Joseph Santaella

GrubStreet runs on coffee, printer ink, and community. This series features just some of the Grubbies who make our community strong. In this edition, meet Grub instructor Joseph Santaella. Joseph is a reader for the acclaimed literary magazine Ploughshares. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Puerto del Sol, Queen Mob's Teahouse, and Flash Fiction Magazine, among others

March 21, 2017 | GrubWrites

Meet a Grubbie