From Drugs to Launching a Prize-Winning Book

Love of Writing Unlocks Success

Curtis Dawkins
Curtis Dawkins. Photograph published by nytimes.com

While he was addicted to drugs, Curtis Dawkins killed a man in a botched robbery. Now he serves a life sentence in Michigan without the possibility of parole. But, before he committed his crime, Curtis Dawkins earned a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing. From his first day in jail, Dawkins wrote stories.

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Rev. Aikya Param is a Staff Minister at Agape Bay Area in Piedmont, California, a visual artist, and writer.

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Aikya Param

Aikya Param

Rev. Aikya Param is a Staff Minister at Agape Bay Area in Piedmont, California, a visual artist, and writer.