Sean Dalpiaz

Sean Dalpiaz is a change agent. Incarcerated for almost eight consecutive years, his passion for writing was reignited through a weekly poetry class taught by a civilian volunteer. This reignited fire produced several published pieces of poetry while Dalpiaz was incarcerated, and crossed into the free world in his work with foster care youth and other overlooked populations through direct service, advocacy, and arts rehabilitation programs. This is his second time volunteering for one of PEN American Center’s events to support its quintessentially important work. 

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