Larry Jaffe

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Larry Jaffe

Larry Jaffe is an internationally known, award-winning author and poet. For his entire professional career, Jaffe has been using his art to promote human rights.

He was poet-in-residence at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage; featured in Chrysler’s Spirit in the Words poetry program; co-founder of Poets for Peace (now Poets without Borders); and helped spearhead the UN Dialogue among Civilizations through Poetry project, which spanned hundreds of cities globally.

Jaffe has read his work in the Japanese American Museum; the Hammer Museum; the Museum of Tolerance; the Jewish Museum; the Museum of Literature in Prague; and the Dylan Thomas Centre in Wales. He was the first poet honored with the Saint Hill Art Festival’s Lifetime of Creativity Award; is past Poet Laureate for Youth for Human Rights; and is Florida’s Beat Poet Laureate. His books include Unprotected Poetry; Anguish of the Blacksmith’s Forge; One Child Sold; In Plain View; 30 Aught 4; Sirens; and Man without Borders.


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