“The Fellowship Transformed the Way I Saw Myself”: How Teen Writers Are Creating Community at Grub

For three weeks every summer, Grub's Teen Fellowship immerses high school students in the writer's life of creative craft and publishing, working with published authors and receiving a stipend for their commitment to the program and their work as artists. 2017 Fellow Justin Celebi reflects on the community he found in the program, and how the friends he made transformed the way he felt about himself as a writer.   

November 16, 2017 | Justin Celebi

The Writing Life

The Spaces Between: Linking Queerness & Writing

GrubStreet's Program Coordinator Lauren Smith reflects on the relationship between her queerness and her love of language, and how the community she found at GrubStreet recognizes both.

 

In honor of Pride Month this June, Trident Booksellers & Cafe held the GrubStreet Pride Panel, featuring several LGBT authors. Sitting in the audience, I thought, not for the first time since finding GrubStreet, that I was surrounded by people who understood me and who I was.

August 30, 2017 | Ren C. Smith

Events The Writing Life

Teens #WriteTheFuture at #Muse17

Already getting excited about next year's The Muse and the Marketplace conference? So are we! Sadly, we still have a ways to go until #Muse18, but in the meantime, we're reliving the highlights from this year's #Muse17. Today, Eson KimGrub's Youth Programs Manager, shares highlights from her time with our 2016-17 crop of teen fellows. 

 

On May 6th, teen fellows from our Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP) attended GrubStreet’s Muse and the Marketplace conference as special guests for the day. Like many other attendees, they juggled a packed agenda and came out tired but ...

June 8, 2017 | Eson Kim

The Writing Life