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Dept. of Congrats: February 2022 Community Successes

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Every month, we celebrate successes of all stripes! This month, Grubbies were published in literary journals across the country, won awards and prizes, secured book deals, and so much more. Our community closed February 2022 out with 37 publications, three awards and prizes, one fellowship, and one book deal! Let us celebrate you: submit your good news to GrubStreet’s Department of Congratulations.  

 

 

Anne Leiby's micro essay "Flower Salute" was published in a recent edition of River Teeth’s "Beautiful Things" blog. This is a first for Anne, and she thanks her Grub instructors,  …

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Join us for a May Short Class!

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Short classes are the perfect way to give Grub a try or spice up your weekend with some writing! Whether you want to write about aging, wrest your writing practice from the clutches of perfectionism, or explore strange realms, we've got a virtual (or in-person) class for you!

As always, scholarships are available for all of the offerings below:

May 6th & 7th

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Summer 2022 Multi-Weeks Are Here!

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Check out our Summer 2022 offerings below and join us for a class in any genre! Plus, we have a whole host of brand new classes to look out for, including Chapbook Intensive: Conceiving, Writing, and Developing Your Manuscript with Rolando André López, The Mythic Memoir with Marcella Haddad, Zero to Submitting: Fiction with Kayleigh Shoen, and more. You can also browse here.

 

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Join Us for an Online: On Demand Class in June!

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June

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Dept. of Congrats: January 2022 Community Successes

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Every month, we celebrate successes of all stripes! This month, Grubbies were published in literary journals across the country, won awards and prizes, secured book deals, and so much more. Our community is closing January 2022 out with 36 publications, four awards and prizes, and two book deals! Let us celebrate you: submit your good news to GrubStreet’s Department of Congratulations.  

 

 

Pam Wolfson's story “The Sea at Catterline,” inspired by the life of Scottish artist Joan Eardley, was published by Prime Number Magazine. Jeffrey Feingold’s essay “Avalanche,” a “love letter to dogs,” will be published …

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So You Want to Be a Writer in 2022? Setting Yourself Up for Success

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Author and GrubStreet instructor Ethan Gilsdorf shares some tips and practical insight into how to set and reach your writing goals in 2022. You can learn more about this subject in Ethan’s two upcoming Online: Zoom seminars, So You Want to be a Writer in 2022? on Friday, January 21st or Saturday, February 19th.

 

 

If you’re anything like me, then this will sound like a familiar scenario: The new year begins. You make a list of resolutions, hopes and dreams: to improve your diet, your fitness, your mindfulness, or to change any …

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Craft Advice

Take an Online Class At Your Own Pace

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Whether you need more flexibility than traditional workshops offer, or the Zoom fatigue is just getting too real, our online "On Demand" classes are the answer—they have no live meetings! That means you can log in and learn from anywhere using our interactive and super easy-to-use platform, Wet Ink. Write whenever's best for you while still enjoying the structure and feedback of a workshop

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Online: On-Demand Classes in April & May

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Whether you want to experiment with new forms of poetry, delve deeper into the craft of the speculative novel, or discover the techniques to express your characters’ thoughts and emotions, we've got an Online: On-Demand class for you.

Most classes having no set meeting time, so you can learn whenever works best for you. Through weekly lessons, you will dig into dynamic craft lessons, inspiring prompts and assignments, compelling, diverse readings, helpful peer and instructor feedback, and more through our interactive and super easy-to-use platform (designed specifically for writers!), Wet Ink. Learn more about …

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Write On Prompts: Episode 8 — Ethan Gilsdorf

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During this time when our normal writing routines (alongside most other routines!) have been disrupted, we’re sharing short videos designed to help us all get unstuck, move forward, or find a new direction for our writing projects.

 

In Episode 8 of our "Write On Prompts" video series, GrubStreet Instructor Ethan Gilsdorf shares a prompt about how to enhance any scene you write with important setting and worldbuilding details.

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