Writer

Chelsey Grasso

 
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About

Chelsey Grasso is currently an MFA candidate at UMass Boston. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in the Harvard Review Online, Carve Magazine, Hobart, and elsewhere. Her fiction also placed 2nd in the 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Contest.

Chelsey can currently be found teaching undergraduate creative writing at UMass Boston. While she now lives in Boston, she has formerly called Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA home. Place is important to her.

Fiction

Forthcoming
Hobart

Forthcoming
Harvard Review Online

"Goose"
Carve Magazine Winter 2019 Issue
January 2019 (print & online)

"Blue" 
Write on the DOT Volume IV
May 2018 (print & online)

"Suds" 
Mortar Magazine Issue 2
December 2017 (online)

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Awards

2nd Place 
2018 Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Contest
April 2018

Finalist
2018 Writers’ Room of Boston Fellowship
February 2018

Interviews

"What We Talk About: Interview with Chelsey Grasso"
Carve Magazine Winter 2019 Issue
January 2019 (print & online)

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Readings

"The Less-Thans"
Breakwater Reading Series @ Cambridge Center for Adult Education
December 2018

"My Brother Gave Me Half a Million Dollars"
Write on the DOT Open Mic @ The Banshee
November 2018

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

"Invisible Men Make Bad Company"
UMass Boston Visiting Reader @ Wheatley Hall
May 2018

"Blue"
Write on the DOT Issue Launch @ The Blarney Stone
May 2018

"Invisible Men Make Bad Company"
Breakwater Reading Series @ Brookline Booksmith
February 2018

Contact

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