GrubWrites

Meet a Grubbie: Dawn Dorland

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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

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

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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 ...

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Interviews

Meet a Grubbie: Joseph Santaella

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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

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Julio the Pool Boy and 12 Other Lessons from the Field: How We're Building a More Inclusive Writing Center

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About a year ago, GrubStreet staffers Jonathan Escoffery and Sarah Colwill-Brown held a focus group with six students of color to find out more about their experiences in Grub classrooms and within our community at large. The group met in the evening in our small conference room overlooking the Boston Common. A large poster created by a locally famous ad man hung above the table

Eve Bridburg

The Workshop

Meet a Grubbie: Heather Wells Peterson

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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 Heather Wells Peterson. Heather's short fiction and essays have appeared in Subtropics, American Short Fiction, Lit Hub, Bellevue Literary Review, and The Collagist, among others. She is currently submitting her first novel to publishers, and has just finished writing her second.   

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