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

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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