Across the great divide

During the Presidential election campaign 2017, Larry Siems and Anders Heger crossed the US from east to west and back again, passing through 25 states, meeting and discussing with a wide range of people. The most striking fact was the difference in narratives through which politics was understood, a divide that after the election of Donald Trump had become only more evident.

When:Thursday 1. June at 11:30
Where:Lillehammer Hotell
Price:120 kr
Info:In collaboration with PEN International. ICORN and Norsk PEN


Larry Siems

Larry Siems is a writer, human rights activist and former Director of Freedom to Write programmes for PEN USA and PEN American Center in New York.  Along with Mohamedou Ould Slahi he is responsible for the Book, Guantánamo Diary (Little Brown, 2015). More >

Anders Heger

(Bjørn) Anders Heger is a Norwegian writer and publisher. Recently, he wrote the foreword to Astrid Lindgren’s Krigsdagbøker. Heger is a member of Norsk PEN and PEN International. More >

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