Writer

Chelsey Grasso

 
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About

Chelsey Grasso’s fiction is published or forthcoming in The Rumpus, Harvard Review Online, Carve Magazine, Hobart, and elsewhere. Her fiction placed 2nd in the 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Fiction Contest and was a finalist in the 2019 Fugue Prose Contest. She is a 2019 recipient of the Mary Doyle Curran Scholarship Award and was awarded a Fiction Fellowship to the 2019 Chautauqua Writer’s Festival.

Fiction Publications

"The Softest Part"
The Rumpus
Forthcoming

"Invisible Men Make Bad Company"
Harvard Review Online
June 2019

"Sour"
Hobart
March 2019

"Goose"
Carve Magazine
January 2019

"Suds" 
Mortar Magazine
December 2017

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Awards

Finalist
2019 Fugue Prose Contest

Creative Writing Scholarship Awardee 
2019 Mary Doyle Curran Scholarship

Fiction Fellowship Awardee 
2019 Chautauqua Writer’s Festival

Finalist
2018 Faulkner Wisdom Competition

2nd Place Fiction Winner & Scholarship Awardee 
2018 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Contest

Finalist
2018 Writers’ Room of Boston Fellowship

Interviews & Articles

"15 Excellent Short Stories You Can Read For Free Right Now"
Nothing in the Rule Book
February 2019

"What We Talk About: Interview with Chelsey Grasso"
Carve Magazine
January 2019

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Readings

Chautauqua Writer’s Festival Community Reading
Chautauqua Institution
June 2019

Write on the DOT Issue V Launch
The Blarney Stone
May 2019

Spring Slam
13 Forest Gallery
April 2019

Breakwater Reading Series
Cambridge Center for Adult Education
December 2018

Write on the DOT Open Mic
The Banshee
November 2018

Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Reading Series
The Summercamp Hotel
June 2018

Visiting Reader (Six American Authors Course)
UMass Boston
May 2018

Write on the DOT Issue IV Launch
The Blarney Stone
May 2018

Breakwater Reading Series
Brookline Booksmith
February 2018

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