In 2014, Boston became the first American city to have a Literary Cultural District. Last year we spoke with Eve Bridburg, Executive Director of GrubStreet and Founder of the Boston Literary District, and Alysia Abbott, Director of the Boston Literary District. They discuss what it takes to support long-term collaboration between organizations of different sizes and missions. Alysia says a big part of her job is sustaining engagement in shared work while providing a partnership flexible enough to withstand institutional needs and transitions.
Eve Bridburg is the Founder and Executive Director of GrubStreet which has grown into a national literary powerhouse. Her mission is to work with her team toward building the most inclusive and accessible writing center in the country. Interested in the connection between civics and the narrative arts, Eve sits on the Executive Committee of the Boston’s Literary Cultural District and is an active partner with the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture.
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