Phillip Smith

Phillip Smith is an inmate at the Nash Correctional Institution in Nashville, North Carolina. Portions of this essay were taken from a memoir he is currently writing and for which he’s actively seeking a publisher. His novel, Cage, was self-published under the pseudonym Vance Phillips and can be found on Amazon.

Posts by Phillip Smith

A New Day

On Thursday, March 29, 2018, Federal District Court Judge Terrence W. Boyle forced the state of North Carolina to recognize humanism as a religion... Read More

A Warm Embrace

I’m not what most would consider a typical prisoner serving life without parole. I’m black, but I didn’t grow up in an impoverished inner... Read More