Join author Grace Talusan to celebrate the release of The Body Papers in paperback! Reckoning with trauma, abuse, and her experience as a Filipina American, it’s a powerful, silence-breaking work of memoir. Grace will be speaking at Boston Athenæum to launch The Body Papers in paperback; copies will be available for sale.
When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 [time TBA]
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.