Work or Teach Here

Work at GrubStreet

GrubStreet is the leading literary arts center in the country.  We are a hard working, fun loving and creative bunch and pride ourselves on a warm and supportive work environment.  We are growing and there are often opportunities to join our staff or become an instructor.  When available, staff positions are updated on this page and announced in our email newsletter. We're always accepting applications for teaching positions.

Now Hiring:

Fundraising Assistant

We seek a talented Fundraising Assistant to help with fundraising campaigns and assist our executive director with scheduling. Key responsibilities include accurately entering and maintaining donor data with timeliness and confidentiality, helping with list management and all aspects of appeals, and supporting event coordination. Candidate must be organized, resourceful, high-energy, detail-oriented, prompt, communicative, very personable, able to multi-task, and have a passion for creative writing and the mission of GrubStreet. To see the full job posting, click hereTo apply, send your cover letter and resume to with the subject line "Fundraising Assistant Application." 

Become a Grub Instructor

We are always happy to meet accomplished fiction writers, nonfiction writers, poets, screenwriters, and playwrights interested in leading multi-week courses, one-day seminars, and weekend workshops. We are also interested in meeting qualified professionals on the marketplace side, from literary agents and editors to self-publishing experts.

Instructors should be high-energy, inspiring, and knowledgeable about the craft of writing. We also ask that you have some teaching experience with any age group and at least ONE of the following:

1) MFA or MA in Creative Writing 
2) Publications in recognized literary journals and/or magazines 
3) Experience in the publishing world (if relevant)

You need not have published a full-length work to be considered for an instructor position.

To Apply to Be a Grub Instructor: Fill out this application form. We interview potential new instructors based on our curriculum needs and availability term to term. If you don't hear back from us immediately, it doesn't mean we're not interested!