Category: The Writing Life

Next Chapters: Shalene Gupta

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 8 Current Project: The PMS Problem (Flatiron ’24), Nonfiction  What is your work when you’re not writing?  I…

Eulogy for an Unpublished Novel

Let’s start with the good news before we get to the complicated feelings: my debut novel Lightborne is coming out next year. And I am ecstatic! Lightborne is a historical novel about Christopher Marlowe, an Elizabethan playwright and contemporary of…

Next Chapters: James LaRowe

Next Chapters is a biweekly feature spotlighting graduates of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator program, which has been running since 2010. Novel Incubator Year: 7  Current Project: two novels—one set on the West Coast explores the futility yet necessity of creating art in…