Marvin Ellison: From The Pen To The Pen
Marvin Ellison once roamed the streets of New Jersey a criminal. Forced into the street life at the age of nine, he quickly adapted to the ways of his world and ended up behind bars. After 33 years, 20 weeks and 9 days, he served his time and was released to society. Rather than sit on his hands or return to a life of crime, Mr. Ellison became an author and wrote hsi first novel, The Cookie Strolls, a fictional cautionary tale depicting how women get caught up in the street life, with characters based on real people from Ellison’s past. Planet Ill sat down with Marvin to talk streets, the consequences of criminality and how to move on beyond it.
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