Last month I took a hiatus from Slaying Genre to work with the amazing teen writers in Grub Street's YAWP Fellowship (for those you not yet in the know, YAWP stands for "Young Adult Writing Program"). These YAWPers kicked both genre and literary ass during the fellowship, churning out spooky tales, futuristic fables, and all manner of amazing writing
YAWP Summer 2020 Writing Fellowship Applications are now open!
GrubStreet's Teen Summer Writing Fellowship immerses high school students in the writer's life of creative craft and publishing. During three weeks at GrubStreet, teens work with published authors on original prose and poetry, meet with literary agents and editors, take field trips to inspirational locales like the ICA, and more
In the September 2019 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.
By Harry Steinman
The best time to prepare a Kickstarter project is a few years ago. Your history of generosity creates a bank of goodwill from which you can draw. The second best time to prepare is right now.
On July 13, I launched a $2500 Kickstarter project that raised $3,027. Direct contributions raised an additional $1,185 for a total of $4,212
Access for People Living With a Disability and People Who Are Caregivers to People Living With a Disability
In an effort to support people who are living with a disability and people who are caregivers to people living with a disability, GrubStreet is providing several scholarships and merit awards in 2020 in the following categories below:
Access for People Living With a Disability:
Dear Fellow Grubbies,
We’re writing with an important update about GrubStreet’s response to the Coronavirus. GrubStreet’s staff and board have been in close conversation since reports of Covid-19 started occurring in Massachusetts. As much as we want to maintain the intimacy and connection of our classrooms and gatherings, our primary responsibility is to keep our community safe
From over forty-nine books publications to value engineering our new space at 50 Liberty, GrubStreet’s Founder & Executive Director, Eve Bridburg, shares GrubStreet’s highlights and new developments from 2019.
Most Mondays of 2019 found me in our new space at 50 Liberty
In the January 2020 edition of "Best of Boston," we bring you our top Boston lit events this month, curated from the Boston Literary District's event calendar, an essential source of literary happenings.
Here at Grub HQ, we're always talking about the novels keeping us up at night, the poems that call to us over our morning coffees, and those unputdownable memoirs you'll find us reading while walking through four lanes of traffic [Ed.'s note: all walk-reading is performed by Grub's trained extreme readers; do not try this at home]. To round out the year, we're sharing the GrubStreet community’s latest literary obsessions to add to your own never-ending reading list.
We're honoring our beloved GrubStreet instructors at this year's Lit Up gala. Read on as GrubStreet's Founder and Executive Director, Eve Bridburg, shares why we're giving our annual Grubby Award to the talented and generous writers closest to us.
Traditionally, at our annual Lit Up gala, we present our “Grubby” Award to a writer who exemplifies the literary excellence and generosity of spirit to fellow writers, readers and one’s community that is at the core of our mission. We’ve had the honor of recognizing Clint Smith, Alice Hoffman, Wally Lamb, and Lisa Genova among other brilliant ...