Lyle C. May

Lyle C. May is a journalist incarcerated in Raleigh, N.C. He is an Ohio University alum and member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society currently working on a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Visit to read more of Lyle’s work or you can buy his book, Witness: An Insider’s Narrative of the Carceral State which is due to be published by Haymarket Books in the fall of 2023.

Winner, 2022 PEN America Prison Writing Contest – 3rd Place in Nonfiction Essay for “Y’all Aint Here To Be Rehabilitated

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