Reginald Dwayne Betts is a poet, essayist, and national spokesperson for the Campaign for Youth Justice. He writes and lectures about the impact of mass incarceration on American society. He is the author of three collections of poetry, Felon, Bastards of the Reagan Era, and Shahid Reads His Own Palm, as well as a memoir, A Question of Freedom. A graduate of Yale Law School, he lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his wife and their two sons.
“The Difference Between Prison and America Unsettles Me”: A Conversation with Reginald Dwayne Betts
Elisabeth Houston talks with Reginald Dwayne Betts about his recently published collection of poetry, “Felon.”...