Join Grace Talusan at the 2019 Boston Book Festival — New England’s largest public literary event — on Sunday, October 20th in Dudley Square as she celebrates the release of her Restless Books New Immigrant Writing Prize Winning debut memoir The Body Papers.
Grace Talusan was born in the Philippines and raised in New England. A graduate of Tufts University and the MFA Program in Writing at UC Irvine, she is the recipient of a U.S. Fulbright Fellowship to the Philippines and an Artist Fellowship Award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Talusan teaches the Essay Incubator at GrubStreet and at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts. She is the Fannie Hurst Writer-in-Residence at Brandeis University for 2019–2021. The Body Papers, winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, is her first book.
When: October 20th, 2019