The Launch Lab | Apply

Submission Requirements

  • Applicants must submit a pdf of their book, the advance reading copy, or the book itself. PDFs may be uploaded in the application form below; hard copy books or manuscripts must be delivered to GrubStreet by the deadline. GrubStreet's mailing address is 162 Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02116.

  • A 1-2 paragraph statement on what you hope to get out of the program.

  • A 1-paragraph bio, highlighting any relevant skills you might bring to the Lab.

  • Online Application Form (see below)

  • If applying for one of two scholarship spots, please submit a brief separate letter of need on the application form as well.

  • There is no application fee.

  • The reading window opens on June 15th. Deadline to apply is August 31st at 12:00pm.


The cost of the program is $1,495, payable in full by September 17th, 2015 at 12:00pm.

Generous scholarships are available and based on a combination of merit and financial need. The scholarship application is included in the application form.


The deadline for this program has passed.