John J. Lennon

John J. Lennon, a contributing editor at Esquire, has written for Vice, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. He is currently in Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York. “This Place Is Crazy,” his story about the treatment of inmates with mental illness, which ran in our Summer 2018 issue, was nominated for the 2018 Ellie for Reporting. He will be eligible for parole in 2029.
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