Featured Workshop: Details! Details! Details!

Instructor: Alysia Abbott
Friday, October 19th

The fact that something is true doesn’t make it feel true. Verisimilitude is achieved on the page through the inclusion of strange details that elude readers' expectations and can only come out of lived experience. It is our job as writers to try to find these fresh, precise details and avoid the sort of clichéd writing that makes readers' eyes glaze over.  Read more and register!

Liz Goodwin

Grub News

October 26: Happy Hour Writing Session

Join us for another Happy Hour Writing Session at Grub HQ on Friday, October 26th from 5:30pm-6:30pm! Meet writers and get your creative juices flowing. Free drinks (beer, coffee, water) and snacks will be provided. No RSVP required.


Grub News

October 17: FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series

Do you work downtown and want to fit some writing into your day? Or do you have a schedule that gives you free afternoons instead of evenings? Join our FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series on October 17th from 12:30-1:15pm at Grub HQ.


Grub News

The Secret of Gifted Writers

We often think of gifted writers as people born with natural talent. But in this post, GrubStreet Instructor Ben Berman explores whether being gifted is more a matter of aptitude or attitude.



There is an exit off the Mass Pike where cars merge from so many lanes at once that driving feels like the physical manifestation of writer’s block.


October 10, 2018 | Ben Berman

The Writing Life

Grub Gone ... PUB?! 2018-19 is the Most Prolific Publishing Year for Grubbies!

We always knew the GrubStreet community was bursting with talent, but the stars have recently aligned to bring more book publications between 2018 and 2019 than we’ve ever seen before from our students, instructors, staff and other members of the community. Just how many new books? So many we’ve lost track! That’s why we’re keeping a running list below and celebrating all the amazing work coming out of our community by throwing a party, Grub Gone...POP, on November 3rd, curating a series of conversations between Grubbie authors with new books on our blog, sharing book news and events, and ...

Sean Van Deuren

Books & Reading Grub News