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 Poetry Instructor Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah, an associate editor at Pizza Pi Press, and the reviews editor at Winter Tangerine
February 10, 2017 | GrubWrites
By Katrin Schumann
I've had a hard time writing these last few months, and yet I've written a lot. Many writers and artists are wondering "What's the point?"-- and I've fallen into that trap many a day. Who cares about my little imaginary drama when real life dramas are playing out in such astonishing ways?
When there's political and cultural upheaval, some artists are galvanized, and some are overwhelmed.
February 2, 2017 | Katrin Schumann
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 new Memoir Incubator instructor Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased (Riverhead/Penguin 2016), named one of Oprah's top ten memoirs of 2016
January 17, 2017 | GrubWrites
By Katrin Schumann
Do you hole up in near seclusion like Jonathan Franzen to create your opus? Do you use social media for ideas and encouragement? Do you read fiction while you write fiction? Where do you find your inspiration and your will to carry on in spite of the self-doubt? Do you search for answers in what other fiction writers do?
Ultimately, the only thing that matters is what works for you.
December 7, 2016 | Katrin Schumann
Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.
It's a holiday week, and most of us are gearing up to endure the dueling joy and stress of spending time with family. Sink your teeth into Bustle's reading list for the holidays before your big meal, and rest assured: yours isn't the only crazy family out there.