Brian Nam-Sonenstein is an independent journalist and editor living in Southern Maine. He is a senior editor and researcher at the Prison Policy Initiative.
Brian was a co-founder of Shadowproof and co-host of the Beyond Prisons podcast. He was also a local criminal justice columnist for Maine’s Portland Phoenix and an associate publisher for the independent news and activism website Firedoglake. His work has been published in outlets such as Truthout, Marijuana Moment, Solitary Watch, Prison Legal News, and SF Bay View.