Larry Siems

Larry Siems has balanced writing and activism, publishing scores of articles on human rights and cross-cultural themes, and serving for many years as Director of Freedom to Write Programs for both PEN USA in Los Angeles, and PEN American Center in New York. His work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Slate, The Nation, LA Weekly, and Ironwood, Epoch, 

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