Voices from Solitary: A Spark in the Dark

The following comes from Joseph Stanwick, who has been in solitary confinement for 17 years. Currently incarcerated in Texas’ Gib Lewis High Security Facility, he writes, “I’ve seen men cut on themselves with razor blades, go on hunger strikes for the most absurd reasons, beat on the walls and doors…because solitary confinement/isolation can drive you loony.” One […]