The Concrete Rose Garden

by Julia Taylor For the past five months I have been writing with a group of women at the Otter Creek Correctional Facility in Wheelright, KY. Located in an historic coal mining camp town, the prison was built as a source of jobs and is run as a private prison by the Corrections Corporation of …

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PCAP Announces a full Schedule of Events for the 14th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners

For 14th Annual Exhibition press release see this post. Tuesday, March 24 Opening Reception Join the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP) as we celebrate the opening of the 14th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. Formerly incarcerated artists, and Curators Buzz Alexander, Janie Paul, and Jason Wright, will address visitors to the gallery at …

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Brothers in Pen: Tragedy, Struggle, and Hope (2008)

Stories from San Quentin with a Foreword by Tobias Wolff A new anthology of fiction and creative non-fiction written in an ongoing writing workshop at San Quentin State Prison by twelve men, mostly Lifers, all serious writers, is now available. A strong theme emerging from this collection is the nature of violence and its effects …

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