GrubStreet in Providence

The GrubStreet community is growing in Providence! Join Rhode Island’s thriving writer community and take a seminar or workshop with Grub. Learn a new genre or improve your craft with a 3-hour seminar or multi-week workshop. 

Upcoming Events: 

Spring GrubStreet Providence Showcase and Info Session

Monday, January 27th from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Love to write but don't have anywhere to get feedback on your work? Want to meet fellow writers and work under the guidance of published authors? GrubStreet is here to help! Drop by our Providence Showcase and Info Session on Monday, January 27 for drinks, snacks, and the answers to your questions about all things GrubStreet. New or future grubbies can get to know GrubStreet, hear about upcoming spring classes in Providence, and mingle with fellow students and writers. Grub Providence coordinator Ethan Gilsdorf and other instructors will be on hand to discuss your writing goals and recommend classes that are right for you. Not only that, but current Grubbies will read from their work in our Student Showcase! Come with any questions between 6 and 6:55pm. Reading starts at 7:00pm. Plus, we'll offer a discount on classes for all attendees.

Upcoming Multi-Week Classes:  

Novel in Progress: Providence

8 Wednesdays from 6:00pm-9:00pm, starting January 15th

Instructor: K Chess 

Jumpstart Your Fiction: Providence

6 Thursdays, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, starting January 30th

Instructor: Tina Egnoski

Screenwriting for Film & TV: Providence

6 Thursdays, from 6pm-9pm, starting February 13th

Instructor: Mark Fogarty

Memoir in Progress: Providence

8 Thursdays from 6:00pm-9:00pm, starting February 13th

Instructor: Dorian Fox

6 Weeks, 6 Essays: Providence

6 Thursdays from 6:00pm-9:00pm, starting March 5th

Instructor: Ethan Gilsdorf

Upcoming Short Classes: 

Successful Submissions: Placing Your Work in Literary Journals: Providence

Sunday, February 23rd, 10:00am-1:30pm

Instructor: K Chess

Finding Your Memoir's Narrative: Providence

Saturday, March 14th, 10:00am-5:00pm

Instructor: Maria Mutch

Writing Great Scenes: Providence

Saturday, March 21st, 10:00am-1:00pm

Instructor: Mark Fogarty

Jumpstart Your Writing: Providence

Saturday, April 25th, from 10:00am-5:00pm

Instructor: Ethan Gilsdorf


If you have any questions or need help selecting a course, please call 617.695.0075 and any of our staff will be happy to assist you. We can't wait to write with you in Providence!