Ian Manuel

Author, activist and poet

Author, activist and poet. Manuel spent 18 years in solitary confinement starting at age 15. Since his release in 2016, he advocates for ending solitary confinement for children.  He’s author of  “My Time Will Come; A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope and Redemption”

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Ian Manuel spent 18 years in solitary confinement in a Florida jail, starting from the age of 15.

How poetry helped a prisoner survive 18 years in solitary confinement: ‘I've been through enough pain to make a sane man just scream’

Ian Manuel spent 18 years in solitary confinement in a Florida jail, starting from the age of 15.

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