Phillip Vance Smith II

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Phillip Vance Smith II has been incarcerated for 22 years. As a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (Prison Journalism Project chapter), his writing has been published in Slate, Logic(s) and the North Carolina Law Review, among others. Read historian David Cecelski’s review of Phillip’s collection of poetry on the realities of incarceration, “Life: Learning Instructions for Prison & Out,” published by BleakHouse Publishing and available wherever books are sold.

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