Join Grace Talusan, author of Immigrant Prize Winning memoir The Body Papers, in conversation with Noel Alumit about her new book at Skylight Bookstore on April 27th.
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.
Noel Alumit wrote the novels "Letters to Montgomery Clift" and "Talking to the Moon," a Los Angeles Times Bestseller. He won the Stonewall Book Award from the American Booksellers Association and has been nominated for the American PEN Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the Asian American Literary Award and others. His work has appeared in the McSweeney's, LA Review of Books, LA Weekly, The Advocate, and USA Today.
Where: Skylight Bookstore
When: April 27th, 2019