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James Sie

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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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James Sie I have to give major props to my dog for this one. On my nightly walks with him, we often run into coyotes, and have gotten to know a few on sight. Th…moreI have to give major props to my dog for this one. On my nightly walks with him, we often run into coyotes, and have gotten to know a few on sight. This gave me the idea of a story from the perspective of the coyotes, and how they have to adapt to life with man. (less)
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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 from

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How I wish I had this book to read growing up! The Best at It covers so much ground—culture clashes, bullying, self-identifying, OCD— but always with a light, humorous touch and a generous heart. The specificity of Pancholy's characters and situation ...more
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I sat for 20 minutes after finishing the novel, staring out at the East River, and thinking. The complexity at work here made me want to start it up again - but I didn't want to ruin the moment, as it were. It's the sort of book that both demands" Read more of this review »
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"I cannot say enough good things about this book! I loved it. It will stay with me for a long time. I recommend that if you enjoy a good story you give this your attention.
I could not put it down! I read it in one day.
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