banned books week Archive

Writer in 29th year of solitary confinement barred from reading his own book

Pteryxx writes, “Writer who has spent 30+ years in solitary has his own published writing censored from reaching him – and his unpublished manuscript was destroyed in moving him to a different facility. “ William “Billy” Blake is serving a 77-to-life sentence, and has been in solitary for 29 years, since he killed a guard in a failed escape attempt. He …