Novel Incubator’s Very Good Year

2023 was a very good year for Novel Incubator.  Eleven alums were published and more are waiting in the wings for 2024. Looking for a good read to welcome the new year? Here are the Novel Incubator books that came…

Meet Karen Wilfrid, Author of Just Lizzie

Karen Wilfrid’s middle grade debut novel Just Lizzie (November, 2023 Harper Collins), effortlessly braids a nuanced journey of identity with the bittersweet angst of growing up. Fourteen-year-old Lizzie is experiencing a lot of change: her family’s recently moved, her brother’s…

The Novel Incubator Turns 12!

This November, ten aspiring novelists became Boston-based GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator Program’s 12th graduating class, joining over 100 other alumni—many of whom have already had their novels published. In fact, according to Incubator instructor, Michelle Hoover, the program boasts a publication…

Meet Edith Maxwell, Queen of the Cozy Mystery

Edith Maxwell, aka Maddie Day, is the Agatha-award winning author of six cozy mystery series (thirty-one published books), as well as three novellas and two dozen short stories. Her newest series debuts October 24, 2023, with the book Murder Uncorked….

Next Chapters: Timothy Deer

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.