Department of English

Grace Talusan

Grace Talusan

Fannie Hurst Writer in Residence

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Selected Publications


Creative nonfiction



  • Grant from United States Artists [USA], 2022
  • Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Award in Prose, 2022
  • Brother Thomas Fellow, 2021
  • Winner, Nonfiction Award, 20th Annual Massachusetts Book Awards
  • Winner, 10th Annual One City One Story Author, Boston Book Festival
  • Winner, Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing for Nonfiction
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar, Philippine American Educational Foundation
  • Dorothy O’Connor Award, Women’s National Book Association
  • Winner, Ivy Terasaka Short Story Competition, Our Own Voice
  • Artist Grant in Fiction Writing, Massachusetts Cultural Council

Selected Video Clips

Selected Courses 

  • Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction (Spring 2020, Spring 2021)
  • Introduction to Fiction (Spring 2020, Fall 2020)