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Behind the Scenes at #Muse15: Intern Edition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Muse season! The big event is right around the corner. I’m ashamed to say that I’m an English major who has lived in Boston for the past 4 years and this is the first time I’ll be attending (working?) the Muse and the Marketplace conference. However, as a GrubStreet intern, I’ve jumped into the Muse scene in a big way this year.

March 27, 2015 | Grub Intern

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2015 GrubStreet Book Prize in Fiction Winner Announced!

The winner of the 2015 GrubStreet Book Prize in Fiction, which carries a $5,000 cash award, is Josh Weil of Nevada City, CA for The Great Glass Sea, published by Grove Atlantic

March 26, 2015 | Grub Daily

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The Feeling

You know the feeling, that feeling of a tickle or a whisper, or even less a faint presence of something in the back of your mind. Well, strictly not the back of your mind, but more the upper right- or upper left-hand corner. It just hovers there like some faint star you can’t see unless you look away from it. And even if you do look away, it’s hard to really perceive what it is.

March 25, 2015 | Henriette Lazaridis

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Countdown to Muse 2015: Micro-Interview 1 (Charles Baxter)


The Muse and the Marketplace kicks off on May 1st at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. In anticipation of the conference, we collected micro-interviews written by authors, agents and editors who will be attending the event. This is the first in the series.


Micro-Interview with Charles Baxter

March 24, 2015 | Grub Daily

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Navigating a Big Writer's Conference—What's Best to Do, What Do You Bring, How to Make the Most of Your Time and Money

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on Mary Carroll Moore's blog, How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book.

This spring, two major writing conferences happen. One is the annual AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference in Minneapolis on April 8–11. The other is The Muse and the Marketplace, the premiere New England conference sponsored by GrubStreet writing school, on May 1-3 in Boston.
Mega-conferences are high opportunity and high overwhelm. Concurrent workshops, panels, and pitch sessions with agents tempt you to multi-task or bilocate. But the best results often come from thinking carefully ahead ...

March 23, 2015 | Mary Carroll Moore

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