National Book Prize
Grub Street awards writing of great literary merit through our National Book Prize
. Three times a year, we recognize a writer outside of New England who is publishing his or her second, third, fourth (or beyond...) book. Winners receive an honorarium, a reading and book party in Boston, and the opportunity to lecture here at Grub Street.
The Novel Incubator
A competitive and affordable MFA-level course, spanning 16 months, team-taught by two Grub Street instructors, for ten fiction writers interested in deep revision of their novel drafts, a comprehensive craft-based study of the novel form, and a thoughtful introduction to the publishing world.
Publish It Forward
With the support of the National Endowment for the Arts, Grub Street presents a quarterly lecture series called “Publish it Forward” that is dedicated to bringing some of the most innovative and forward thinking writers, publishers and agents to Boston.
The Non-Fiction Career Lab
A competitive, affordable, and one-of-a-kind year-long course, team-taught by two widely published authors, for ten non-fiction students seeking to (1) develop a book-length work of non-fiction and (2) build professional part-time or full-time careers as non-fiction writers.
The Launch Lab
The Launch Lab is equip writers with upcoming book launches with the knowledge and tools they need to be effective in their marketing efforts, while also facilitating friendships and community so that they remain inspired, connected, and engaged in the process.
The Memoir Project
Launched in 2006 in collaboration with the City of Boston, the Memoir Project
creates educational and personal enrichment opportunities for seniors by bringing them together to work with Grub Street instructors on stories of personal and historical significance. The program has reached hundreds of seniors in the Boston area, produced three anthologies, and is heading to Nantucket in the fall of 2010.