Tell-All 9: We’re Doin’ (Mostly) Fine!

Real Stories. Read (Virtually) Live. — Oct. 7, 2021 — 7pm

Unfortunately, with the ongoing pandemic uncertainty, we’ve decided crowds in small bookstore spaces still don’t make sense. So we’re staying virtual thanks to the support of our co-sponsor Porter Square Books. Register here.

Brought to you by the alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir and Essay Incubators, and co-sponsored by:

With special guest Jennifer De Leon, author of the 2021 essay collection White Space, Wise Latinas, and Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From.

Jennifer De Leon is author of the YA novel Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From (Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Simon & Schuster, 2020) and the essay collection White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, & Writing (UMass Press, 2021), which is the recipient of the Juniper Prize. She is also the editor of the award-winning anthology Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education (University of Nebraska Press, 2014). An Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Framingham State University and faculty member in the MFA in Creative Nonfiction program at Bay Path University, she has published prose in dozens of literary journals including PloughsharesIowa ReviewMichigan Quarterly Review, and more. Connect with her @jdeleonwriter on Instagram and Twitter or at her website:

Tell-All Boston is Real Stories Read Live. We are Boston’s only live-on-stage literary reading series dedicated to the art and craft of memoir. Award-winning writers, best-selling authors, and emerging stars share first-person stories that make meaning from lived experience. Our goal is to foster a community of honesty and discovery, through the power of memoir.

Tell-All Boston is brought to you by GrubStreet and curated by alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator.