GrubStreet's board members manned a phone-a-thon to reach out and thank this year's donors. We asked them why donating to Grub is so important. Watch to see what they said!
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 Sound Skeins, 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
In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our first instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms
"I've got a ...
That’s one of the thoughts I like to hammer home every time I teach my class “Crafting the Pitch” [FYI, spots still open for the next session of this seminar, Monday, March 7th, 6:30-9:30pm. Register here!]
In this seminar, I teach students how to write killer cover letters for submitting essays to literary magazines, non-fiction book proposals to agents, and articles to editors of magazines, newspapers and online publications.
We look at the basic elements of a pitch ...
The sixth annual Boston Book Festival is taking place this Saturday, October 25th, and it's shaping up to be a fantastic event. Grub is proud to be hosting a Writer Idol event in the morning and manning a booth on Copley Square all day long