from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The world of impoverished writers and literary hacks.
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- proper n. the home or state of impoverished writers and literary hacks
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a street in London (now called Milton Street), described by Dr. Johnson as “much inhabited by writers of small histories, dictionaries, and temporary poems, whence any mean production is called grubstreet.” As an adjective, suitable to, or resembling the production of, Grub Street.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The tribe of needy or sordid authors collectively.
- Shabby; paltry; mean: said of a kind of writing and writers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the world of literary hacks
Grub Street notes that many of the most desirable places only offer lunch, but you can also get dinner at hot spots like A Voce Columbus and Red Cat.
Andrew Carmellini, who bore the brunt of Luongo's judgments, fired back earlier in a response sent to Grub Street, saying:
So critics panel will also include people from sites like Grub Street and RestaurantGirl.com.
Horowitz's Watson cleverly excuses himself right at the start from any complaints about style or content by reminding us of Holmes's oft-stated judgement of the stories: "He accused me more than once of vulgar romanticism, and thought me no better than any Grub Street scribbler."
• 2 Grennock Road (01475 675000, nardinis.co.uk) Robin Weir, co-author of Ice Creams, Sorbets and Gelati: the Definitive Guide (published by Grub Street, £25)Neatly suited, with a folded, gravy-brown tie, Bill Jackson has been serving Minghella's ice-cream cornets for the past 30 years from his 1960s ice-cream van at the top of Brading Down, which has panoramic views of the island .
They developed partnerships with other arts organizations, in their case Grub Street which, in the space of twelve years, and under the guidance of acting-director, Christopher Castellani (A Kiss From Magdalena, The Saint of Lost Things), has become Boston's premier hub for creative writing and through whose considerable reach Newtonville Books benefits.
Daniel Maurer at Grub Street writes: Actually, the only place mozzarella sticks belong is in a sandwich just take a look at this and this, and see also the Seaside Tony, so we're pretty okay with this.
Alexandra Martell at Grub Street writes in her recap: ...
I'd recommend finding a place like Grub Street in Boston, that offers writing classes in a variety of genres, and take some classes if you're not up for a full MFA.
And besides the need that keeps me active in Grub Street, I like Hollywood too much to want to let it go.