This September, in commemoration of the Attica Riots, PEN America and The Poetry Project launch BREAK OUT: a movement to (re)integrate incarcerated writers into literary community. Throughout the mont...Show More
Edward Heward Bunker (December 31, 1933 – July 19, 2005) was an American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, and an actor. Bunker wrote numerous books— some of which have been adapted into major ...Show More
Many Americans agree that our criminal justice system needs thorough reform—but how can public sentiment lead to effective systemic changes?
Andrea J Ritchie (2:12)
Author of Invi...Show More
What risks do incarcerated writers face when their words travel beyond prison walls? And how do audiences of their work read, honor, and bear witness without assuming voyeuristic or exploitative persp...Show More
This evening of conversations with writers, editors and publishers confronts the challenges and ethics of publishing incarcerated writers, and reimagining the boundaries of what is possible.
In add...Show More
Hosted by Mariame Kaba, activist, organizer, and founder of Project NIA (which advocates the end of youth incarceration), editors and curators of The Long Term: Resisting Life Sentences Working Toward...Show More
Open Doors Reality Poets launches their anthology Wheeling & Healing, edited by the Reality Poets. The Reality Poets invited residents of their long-term care facility, neighbors on Roosevelt Island, ...Show More