Jimmy Santiago Baca is an award-winning American poet and writer of Chicano descent.
While serving a five-year sentence in a maximum security prison, he learned to read and began to turn his life around, eventually emerging as a prolific artist of the spoken and written word.
Jimmy Santiago Baca, photographed by Gloria Graham during the video taping of Add-Verse, 2004
A suite of effective poetry-driven tools for teachers, writers, at-risk students, inmates, and ex-convicts transitioning back into society.
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FEEDING THE ROOTS of self-expression and freedom
Poet Jimmy Santiago Baca and National Writing Project Fellows Kym Sheehan and Denise VanBriggle have crafted these teaching tools (textbook and curriculum) using poems from Baca’s incarceration as a young man.
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Poems Written and Read by Jimmy Santiago Baca
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