Barry Siegel is a
former national correspondent for the Los
Angeles Times who won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 2002 for
his piece “A Father’s Pain, a Judge’s Duty, and a Justice Beyond Their Reach.”
He is an expert on literary journalism and was recruited by the University of
California, Irvine to chair that school’s new English program in literary journalism.
Siegel is the author of the influential true crime novel A Death in White Bear Lake, which is considered by many to be a
seminal document regarding child abuse. Siegel lives in Los Angeles with his
wife and daughter.