Getting Ready for the Muse: A Few Tips and Tricks for Boston's Biggest Literary Conference

Getting Ready for the Muse: A Few Tips and Tricks for Boston's Biggest Literary Conference

The Muse & the Marketplace, Grub Street’s three-day massive literary conference, is happening on April 6-8, only a few weeks away. It may seem daunting, especially for your first time there. But we asked two local authors, Jennifer Cox and Laura Rees, what kinds of tips and tricks they would advise to Muse-goers.

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Sunset Rising: A Conversation with Laura Rees

Sunset Rising: A Conversation with Laura Rees

Tucked away in the back of the Boston Public Library, beyond the arched ceilings of Bates Hall and the paintings of Galahad adorning the Abbey Room, is an office, trimmed in dark wood and warm lighting, with a window that overlooks Huntington Ave., young adult novels stacked on the sill, and a National Geographic poster of the Amazon rainforest tacked to the wall. And though the large wooden desk is free from any type of clutter or notes, it doesn’t mean that work isn’t being done. The office belongs, for the time being, to Laura Rees, the 2017–2018 Associates of the Boston Public Library Writer-in-Residence...

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