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Timothy Young

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Tim was born and raised in central California. Before his wrongful conviction, he dreamed of traveling across the country and immersing himself in his art. He uses his artistic talents to write poetry and essays on environmentalism, racism, and prison abolition. Tim’s poetry weaves scenes of nature together with America’s dark past to articulate different struggles Black people in America have faced and continue to struggle against today. Tim is our collaborator on the UC Santa Cruz Solitary Garden.

You can write to Tim at:
Timothy Young #F23374, San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, CA 94974

Read through an archive of his public letters here.

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