Courtesy Adam Roberts

Courtesy Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts, a near graduate of Syracuse University, completed his bachelor’s degree from a cell in Attica state penitentiary. He is serving 25-to-Life for murder and goes before the parole board in 2024.

In addition to spending time with his family and friends, Adam fills his days with purpose by working as a peer counselor and engaging in creative pursuits such as drawing, painting and writing narrative nonfiction. Having spent four years in the Attica Writers’ Workshop, he now hopes to earn a master’s degree in literature. You can see him, along with the entire cast of Phoenix Players at Phoenix Players at Auburn.