Join Restless Books publisher Ilan Stavans, Editor and Marketing Director Nathan Rostron, and Immigrant Writing Prize–winning author Grace Talusan at the 2019 American Library Association Conference in Washington D.C. for a panel called When You Can't Go Home Again: Refugee and Exile Authors in the U.S.
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.
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