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October Short Classes

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October short classes are here! Ready to write dialogue for MG and YA novels? Want to explore the everyday rituals of your characters? Need help finding your literary voice

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BIG NEWS: GrubStreet’s New Space Opening Plans & Safety Procedures

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We're excited to share a jam-packed update on the status of GrubStreet's new center, a preview of what we've got planned this fall at the space, and the Covid-19 safeguards and policies we're putting in place to protect our community as we begin to slowly open our doors and dip our toes back into in-person offerings.

Though we're not able to host a full schedule of in-person classes and events this fall due to the evolving nature of Covid-19, we're excited to begin offering very limited in-person seminars, open houses, and free writing sessions on the second floor at our  …

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Podcast Archive: What Makes a Good Workshop Citizen?

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Writers often say that the workshop experience is crucial in developing their art. Creating a vibrant and productive workshop is not a matter of luck — there are things we can all do to be better workshop citizens. For this special edition of our podcast, we asked a selection of the dedicated writers, authors, and instructors in our community what we should all be doing to ensure we become valuable, productive, and responsible members of any writing class

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“You have to have some real solitude”: A Conversation with Cheryl Strayed, Author of Wild [Part II]

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By Ethan Gilsdorf

What follows is Part II of Ethan Gilsdorf’s conversation with Cheryl Strayed, author of the memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. Her book has been adapted into the recently-released film Wild. Read Part I of this interview here.
Ethan Gilsdorf: The journey you describe in your book Wild is an external journey: You go somewhere physically

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The Personal Essay in Progress: Providence

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Grub Instructor Ethan Gilsdorf will be returning to Providence with his Personal Essay in Progress class, starting April 24th! Sign up now! 

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Fall 2021 Multi-Week Classes are Here

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Fall 2021 multi-week classes have finally arrived!

We’ve got a whole host of brand-new classes we’re excited to share, including Developing Your Narrative Nonfiction Book with E.B. BartelsAdvanced Nonfiction Workshop: Writing About Race with Victor YangNovel Writing Workshop for Queer, Trans, and/or Nonbinary Writers with Milo Todd, and so much more.

 

Advanced Workshops

Ready to take your writing to the next level? Our advanced workshops are limited to 9 students to foster a closer and more rigorous learning experience. Check out our fall advanced workshops and apply before the deadline on Monday, September 6th: …

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September Online Classes

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Fall is on its way! And you know what that means: it’s time to get writing. If you're busy getting back into the swing of things after the dog days of summer, we’ve got good news for you: our new batch of online classes 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. Our online classes fit perfectly between vigorous work schedules, leaf-peeping, schooldays, and grabbing the last cup of hot apple cider from Boston Public Market!

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We Talk Writing with Jason Segel

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Jason Segel, already an actor and musician, can now add “author” to his resumé.

With Kirsten Miller, author of the Kiki Strike and Eternal Ones series, Segel, 34, has co-written a middle grade novel, Nightmares!, book one of a planned trilogy, about 12-year-old Charlie Laird who must face his fear of bad dreams to rescue his brother from the world of nightmares.

Ethan Gilsdorf

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Get Writing Providence!

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Grub is coming back to Providence! Sign up for Grub's newly added courses with Ethan GilsdorfThe Personal Essay in Progress | The Narrative Personal Essay 101 | Jumpstart Your Writing: Providence

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Master Narrative Personal Essay Deadline Extended!

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Looking to step up your personal essay this Spring? The deadline to apply for Master Narrative Personal Essay with Ethan Gilsdorf has been extended to December 19th! Apply here.

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