Grace Talusan — winner of the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing for her memoir The Body Papers — will be at the Association of Writing and Writers Program Conference with a diverse panel of authors including LaTanya McQueen, Randon Billings Noble, Rebecca Fish Ewan, and Melissa Grunow. Following the panel, Grace will be signing books with Pangyrus LitMag. Both events take place on March 28th in Portland, Oregon, at 12 PM for the panel and then 1:30 PM for the signing.
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.
Where: AWP Conference
When: Thursday March 28th, 12:00 p.m.