Jonathan Huntress | The Sun Magazine

Jonathan Huntress

Jonathan Huntress has been a musician, songwriter, artist, contractor, and businessman. He started teaching vocational education for Santa Fe Community College in the New Mexico prison system three years ago. He now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

— From February 1992
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories


The men here carry their personal space like body armor. They have been taught the gospel of toughness since they were young. They think it is necessary for survival to wear your strength on the outside.

February 1992
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