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JAMES SIE is the author of STILL LIFE LAS VEGAS (St. Martin’s Press, 2015), a Lambda Literary Award finalist. He is an award-winning playwright of literary adaptations, receiving a Joseph Jefferson Citation for his adaptation of ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS, and an After Dark Award for the original work THE ROAD TO GRACELAND. His adaptation of A WRINKLE IN TIME will be produced in Chicago this winter.
Since moving to Los Angeles, James has written and starred in the solo show TALKING WITH MY HANDS for the Mark Taper Forum/East West Players and the NWAAT in Seattle. He has contributed essays for The Rumpus, FSG’s Book Keeping and The Advocate. In addition to writing, Sie can currently be heard as a voiceover artist in animation and audiobook n
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Before I left for my writing retreat in Lake Arrowhead, courtesy of the Yefe Nof California Residency, I was warned by some that around the one-week mark of being solo I would go stir-crazy from the isolation and want to run screaming down the mountain. Perhaps they didn’t take into account my monastic tendencies, but I’m happy to report that I had no such problems. Not to take anything away fr...

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In snappy, bite-sized chapters, Invading Nirvana manages to combine travelogue, how-to-guide and rollicking adventure into one extremely entertaining memoir. It details Mr. Theis' journey from Chicago to La La Land, where he is hell-bent on following ...more
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