Join Grace Talusan — Restless New Immigrant Writing Prize Winner — as she reads from her memoir The Body Papers at the PEN World Voices Festival: “Literary Quest” at the Tenement Museum on May 8th at 6:30 p.m. Grace will be joined by other authors as well and, following the readings, there will be a reception at the Tenement Museum Shop for book sales and signings.
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: Tenement Museum
When: May 8, 2019