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Grace Talusan, author, "The Body Papers"

UCI MFA alumna Grace Talusan will read from her award-winning book, The Body Papers.  

Grace Talusan was named the winner of the 2017 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing for her book The Body Papers. In their citation, the judges called The Body Papers "a remarkable memoir" that trains "an unflinching eye on the most delicate and fraught contours of her own life as an immigrant and survivor of trauma and illness....

The Body Papers may be Grace Talusan’s debut, but it is the considered, artful work of one who has been processing these experiences with the diligence and courage of a true writer." Talusan is a Fulbright Fellow and a graduate of the MFA Program in Writing at the University of California, Irvine. She teaches creative writing at Tufts University.

Thursday, April 25 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Humanities Gateway, 1030
4100 Humanities Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697-3375

Event Type

Arts / Humanities, Reading

Audience

Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

Website

http://illuminations.uci.edu/events/2...

Cost

Free

Department
Humanities
Hashtag

#ucitoday

Event Sponsor

UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts and Culture Initiative

Event Contact Email

illuminations@uci.edu

Event Contact Phone

949-824-5112

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