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Grace Talusan Wins 2017 Restless Books Prize

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/newsbrief/index.html?record=1437

 

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Mixing painting, stories; BPL’s community playwright; and immigrant views

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Award for debut

Grace Talusan’s essay collection, “The Body Papers,’’ which examines her life as a Filipino immigrant and histories of trauma and abuse, illness, faith, and love, recently won the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing. The annual award goes to a first-generation debut author and includes $10,000 and publication of the winning manuscript. Talusan lives outside Boston and teaches at Tufts and Grub Street, and “The Body Papers’’ will be published in the fall of 2018.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2017/08/09/mixing-painting-stories-bpl-community-playwright-and-immigrant-views/WzyeP4fdgvtSqWt3UIcYbO/story.html

 

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Ex-‘TNT’ Fil-Am writer wins Publishers Weekly Restless Books Prize

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

http://usa.inquirer.net/5644/ex-tnt-fil-writer-wins-publishers-weekly-restless-books-prize#ixzz4sKKjRyYE

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Tufts Lecturer Explores Body and Identity in Award-Winning Memoir

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

In “The Body Papers,” Grace Talusan tackles the trauma of violence, illness and the immigrant experience

http://now.tufts.edu/articles/tufts-lecturer-explores-body-and-identity-award-winning-memoir

 

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MEET GRACE TALUSAN, WINNER OF THE 2017 PRIZE FOR NEW IMMIGRANT WRITING

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

http://www.restlessbooks.com/blog/2017/8/1/meet-grace-talusan-winner-of-the-2017-prize-for-new-immigrant-writing

 

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Finalist for Prize for New Immigrant Writing

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

I’m so excited to be a finalist for this book contest:

Founded by Mexican immigrant Ilan Stavans, Restless Books has always believed passionately in the rich contributions immigrants have made to our culture and literature. Now in its second year, we’re delighted to announce the finalists for the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, to be awarded this year for a debut work of nonfiction by a first-generation immigrant. We’ve been bowled over by the keen insight and wide diversity of experience that these writers have boldly brought to the page. After careful deliberation, judges Anjali Singh and Ilan Stavans have selected four finalists:

2017 RESTLESS BOOKS PRIZE FOR NEW IMMIGRANT WRITING SHORTLIST

 

http://www.restlessbooks.com/blog/2017/5/18/announcing-the-2017-immigrant-writing-prize-finalists

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