Become a member and take part in GrubStreet's popular workshops and events while exploring all the benefits Grub offers its members—from course discounts to unlimited access to our members-only library and community space. 

Membership provides vital support to GrubStreet's mission and programming. You can become a member, renew an existing membership, or join our Director's Circle online—it's quick, easy and secure.

Individual Membership ($60)

  • Access to GrubStreet's special Member Writing Hours. To register, go to Find A Class and search Member Writing Hours.
  • Discounts on all workshops, seminars, events, and the annual Muse and the Marketplace Conference.
  • Advance registration for the Muse and the Marketplace (agent meetings sell out quickly!).
  • Subscriptions to our weekly newsletters, Get Writing and Spreading the Love.
  • Discounted subscription to New England Review.
  • Discounted subscription to Poets & Writers.
  • $50 discount to Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center summer courses.
  • 20% discount to Campfire Technology.
  • Discounts at the following independent bookstores in Boston and beyond:
    • One time $25 addition to Harvard Bookstore Frequent Buyer Card;
    • 10% off: Porter Square Books, Frugal Bookstore, Commonwealth Books, Newtonville Books, Brattle Book Shop, J. Lawton Booksellers, Buttonwood Books (Cohasset), Jabberwocky Books (Newburyport), Booklover's Gourmet (Webster), Books on the Square (Providence).
    • 8% off: Brookline Booksmith.

Sustaining Membership ($120)

A sustaining membership contribution signals your commitment to literature and the literary community. When you become a sustaining member or make an additional gift, you support all of Grub Street’s programs that celebrate and encourage writers at every level.

  • All Individual Membership level benefits, plus:
  • Priority notification for GrubStreet classes and events.
  • One free GrubStreet 3-hour seminar (value: $75).

Muse Membership ($500)

  • All Sustaining Membership level benefits.
  • One free one-day GrubStreet weekend workshop (value: $150).

EBT Card to Culture Complimentary Membership 

If you are an EBT card-holder, please fill out this form to register for your complimentary GrubStreet membership. GrubStreet offers a Card to Culture Membership as part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Card to Culture Program. This program provides free and reduced cost access to cultural institutions to EBT card-holders. 

EBT Card to Culture Members receive all Individual Membership level benefits. 

Learn more about the EBT Card to Culture program here.

Please note that membership benefits are valid for a year after the date of purchase and are non-refundable. Membership benefits may not be applied retroactively.

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