Curtis Dawkins

Mitchell in Winter

Curtis Dawkins is in prison serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In this article, he writes about one of his bunkmates, Mitchell, and how things in prison are rarely as simple as they appear.   Every prison in the world is exactly alike, and completely different. Section 4 of B Unit at the Lakeland Correctional Facility in ... Read the full article
Curtis Dawkins

Curtis Dawkins earned an M.F.A. from Western Michigan University and is currently an inmate at the Michigan Reformatory in Ionia, Michigan for murder. He was battling with drug addiction at the time. After a jury trial, he was convicted of felony murder which carries a mandatory sentence of "life without the possibility of parole." He is not scheduled to be released. Ever. But writing gives him hope.

The Mountains Are Calling

Why Americans need to stand our ground and get our hands dirty for public lands.