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Johnny Kovatch

Biography

Johnny Kovatch

Johnny Kovatch founded the InsideOUT Writers/Prison Insight Program in seven state prisons throughout California. He also teaches expressive writing to minors being tried as adults in juvenile hall. Originally from Ohio, he currently resides in Los Angeles.

Johnny Kovatch

Books by Johnny Kovatch

by Johnny Kovatch - Crime, Mystery, Nonfiction, Thriller, Young Adult 13+
On Sunday, August 6, 2000, fifteen-year-old Nick Markowitz was grabbed off the street on the orders of a local drug dealer named Jesse James Hollywood. Nick was taken as collateral because his brother Ben owed Jesse money. A dozen or more people saw Nick over the course of the next 59 hours, but no one stepped forward to say anything. No one thought to report the crime to the police. When the news of Nick’s murder finally broke, they all had to confront what they’d done --- or hadn’t done.