About George Martorano

George Martorano was released from a MEDIUM security federal prison on October5th 2015, after serving 32 years of a life without the possibility of parole sentence.

Then George began to write. He wrote and published a book about growing up in the old Italian-American neighborhood in Philadelphia, “South Philly.” He now has over twenty works depicting life in prison as well as life on the outside. He teaches reading and writing, yoga, and even counsels suicidal inmates. He has a spotless prison record without an incident of violence in all of his twenty-two years in America’s toughest jails.