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Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing Winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction Grace Talusan's critically acclaimed memoir The Body Papers, a New York Times Editors' Choice selection, powerfully explores the fraught contours of her own life as a Filipino immigrant and survivor of cancer and childhood abuse.

Produktbeschreibung
Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing Winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction Grace Talusan's critically acclaimed memoir The Body Papers, a New York Times Editors' Choice selection, powerfully explores the fraught contours of her own life as a Filipino immigrant and survivor of cancer and childhood abuse.
Autorenporträt
Grace Talusan is an immigrant from the Philippines. She teaches nonfiction writing in the English Department at Brown University. She has received support from United States Artists, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Brother Thomas Fund, the Fulbright, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council with residencies at Ragdale, Hedgebrook, Vermont Studio Center, Mass MOCA, and others. The Body Papers won the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction, was a New York Times Editors' Choice selection, and was recognized by the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center with the Beacon Award. Talusan graduated from Tufts University and the MFA Program in Writing at UC Irvine, and is on the board of the National Book Critics Circle.