Check out this project and article out of Lehigh University!
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San Diego State University students are teaching writing to inmates at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. Read more about it in the UT San Diego News.
Check out this beautiful article by Russ Litten of the Huffington Post UK. In it, Litten discusses the need for creative workshops in prisons, and concludes that, “We need to repair society’s damaged souls and move them from ignorance and brutality to compassion and respect, for the sake of both themselves and the society they will return to. We need positive action. And actions, as we all know start with words.”
Here is an opportunity from Chicago Books to Women in Prison: If you know a woman who has experienced incarceration and who would like to be published, Chicago Books to Women in Prison is looking for submissions. Nonfiction, fiction, and poetry are all accepted. For more information, look at this posting on “Chicago Girl Talk.”