Justin Rovillos Monson

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Justin Rovillos Monson was a 2018 PEN America Writing for Justice Fellow who has been published in the Asian American Literary Review, Poetry magazine, the Rumpus, the Nation, and elsewhere.


Cover Photo: There is an image of the book ‘The Sentences That Create Us: Crafting A Writer’s Life in Prison’ by PEN America. The book cover is tan with white and orange postcards cut into butterflies and seeming to fly around the book title.  Surrounding the book are the same butterflies against a bright red background.
“Prison Writer”: A Meditation on Histories and the Sentences that Create Them

From PEN America’s ‘The Sentences That Create Us Crafting A Writer’s Life in Prison.’