Voice. It’s what every agent and editor is looking for and what reels readers in. Join Belle Brett (Gina in the Floating World), Stephanie Gayle (Idyll Hands) and Brendan Matthews (The World of Tomorrow).
Want in on the action? Submit a page of your own voice-filled fiction (max 250 words). One lucky winner will have their entry read and discussed by the authors, receive a GrubStreet pint glass + drink, and have their piece and an interview published on the Dead Darlings blog. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 13.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.