Barry Siegel is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author of eight books. Born in St. Louis and raised in Los Angeles, he joined the Los Angeles Times in 1976 as a staff writer and became a roving national correspondent in 1980. His articles have garnered dozens of honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing, two PEN Center USA West Literary Awards in Journalism, the Livingston Award for Young Journalists, and the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award. In 2003, Siegel left the Los Angeles Times to become founding director of the literary journalism program at the University of California, Irvine. His books include the Chumash County trilogy of legal thrillers, the Edgar Award finalist A Death in White Bear Lake: The True Chronicle of an All-American Town, and Manifest Injustice: The True Story of a Convicted Murderer and the Lawyers Who Fought for His Freedom.
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