Some of us can’t shake the feeling we should be writing things down. Let’s make stories together. For six weeks we’ll read and write creatively in a bilingual space that welcomes all writers: in English for those who prefer it, español para los que lo prefieren, and Spanglish para todos in between. We’ll read and discuss fiction, essays, and memoir with an emphasis on Latin American and Latino writers. Weekly writing exercises, language games, and paired discussions will offer us…Find out more »
GrubStreet and the Boston Public Library are pleased to offer "Write Down the Street," free creative writing classes in Boston neighborhoods, beginning in the Egleston Square and Grove Hall branch libraries. Participants have the option of attending low commitment drop-in classes and more focused 6-week courses. "Stories of Your Life" is a new 6-week weekly nonfiction class being offered. Everyone has worthwhile stories to tell, but how do we make those experiences come alive on the page? In this class, we will write each week and…Find out more »
Love to write but don't have anywhere to get feedback on your work? Want to meet fellow writers and work under the guidance of published authors? GrubStreet is here to help! Drop by GrubStreet's Open House on Tuesday, May 16th for drinks, snacks, and the answers to your questions about all things GrubStreet. New grubbies can get to know Grub HQ, hear about upcoming Summer classes, and mingle with fellow students and writers. Grub staff members will be on hand to discuss your writing goals and…Find out more »
Interested in taking your short fiction to the next level? Join GrubStreet on May 30th for an informal Q&A session on their Short Story Incubator program. Instructor RON MACLEAN will be there to answer any questions you have about the Short Story Incubator program. We'll give you all the information you need to know about the application process, what the program entails, the schedule, the philosophy behind our approach, and anything else on your mind.Find out more »
Want to get into creative writing, but not sure where to begin? Get inspired with a FREE session at your local library. For one hour, you’ll meet fellow writers, and learn to tell your story through fun directed exercises in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. New and practicing writers welcome! This class takes place at the Boston Public Library's Grove Hall branch, 41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester, MA 02121. If you have any difficulty signing up online, please call 617-695-0075. Le llama la atención…Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.