Larry Siems - American Pen

Larry Siems directs the PEN American Center’s Freedom to Write program, which defends writers facing persecution around the world, and PEN’s Campaign for Core Freedoms, a major initiative to turn back new threats to freedom of expression in the United States. 

A poet and a nonfiction writer, his publications include the collection Between the Lines: Letters between Undocumented Mexicans and Central Americans and their Families and Friends.