Growing up in rural Vermont, Timothy Deer was a local star in the fast-paced world of competitive jump rope. Later, his fame grew to include such starring roles as “man at airport” in a major motion picture and “palace guard” in various productions with Boston Ballet.
Phillip Freeman is a student of the dream world in clinical settings, sport, and theater. Talk to him about unconscious conflict, trauma, symptoms, inhibitions, and illusions.
Gerry Whelan once won a hitchhiking race across the country, competing against his new girlfriend and arriving just half an hour before her. They joined forces for the trip back and are still together more than fifty years later.
Having grown up in Singapore, Kenya, Taiwan, and Jordan, Hilary Lahan can tell you what it’s like to be a “third culture kid.” She also played percussion and steelpan in college ensembles and minored in ethnomusicology. Talk to her about teaching Zumba or dancing in parades!
Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 7 Just-released project: Debut novel, Kill the Prince (Winding Road, ’22), the story of a mixed martial artist…
Current Project: forthcoming middle grade novel Just Lizzie about a teenage girl discovering her asexual identity