Grace Talusan was born in the Philippines and raised in New England. She holds a B.A. from
Tufts University and an M.F.A. in writing from the University of California Irvine. She teaches at
GrubStreet and Tufts in Boston. Her first book, The Body Papers, won the Restless Books Prize
for New Immigrant Writing in Nonfiction.
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