About Christopher Zoukis

Who is Christopher Zoukis?

Christopher Zoukis, a young writer currently incarcerated at FCC Petersburg (Medium), is an impassioned and active prison education advocate, a legal commentator, and prolific writer of books, book reviews, and prison law articles. While living in federal prison at various security levels, retaliations for his activism have earned him long stretches in solitary, or “the hole.”

Christopher recently published his latest book, Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Today he is also successfully working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Business/Law) from Adams State University. Following his 2016 graduation, he plans on attending Adams State University’s MBA program. He regularly advises fellow prisoners and prison consultants about legal issues and federal regulations governing the Federal Bureau of Prisons operations. Upon release he plans to attend law school and become a federal criminal defense attorney.

“The Truth About My Criminal Charges”

As Christopher Zoukis’ prison education advocacy and publication efforts have increased in visibility, so too have questions concerning what brought him to prison. These questions deserve an open, honest and straightforward answer. In an effort to ensure the correct information is conveyed, this page presents the facts, circumstances, and the impact of the criminal convictions that brought Christopher to prison with links to official sources to verify everything asserted on this page.

Resumé and Published Works

Christopher Zoukis is the foremost incarcerated writer in the United States. He recently published the Federal Prison Handbook. He regularly contributes to the Huffington PostPrison Legal News, New York Daily News, Criminal Legal News, and the New York Journal of Books, among other national and international news outlets, and has been used as an expert source in publications such as USA Today, the Detroit Free Press and the Tallahassee Democrat.

He is also the holder of various writing awards, such as two prestigious PEN American Center Prison Writing Awards, the IBPA’s Silver Benjamin Franklin Digital Book Award, the Eric Hoffer Book Awards, an IndieReader award, and an award from the Feathered Quill. This webpage profiles his various academic, legal, religious, professional and literary accomplishments.