Creating a national network of prison journalists. The Prison Journalism Project brings transparency to the world of mass incarceration from the inside and training incarcerated writers to be journalists, so that they can participate in the dialogue about criminal legal reform.
Throughout my incarceration, blazes big and small have been a feature of my life.
When I encountered him, I was astounded by his enormity and the peacefulness of his presence.
A story shared by an incarcerated prisoner who has witnessed many cellies overdose in prison.
Entering prison at age 15, my first task was simply to survive. Eighteen years later, I’m learning what it means to be an adult.
An incarcerated female shares her story and feelings from women’s prison.
And now I finally have them with my first-ever prison tablet — the ultimate sanity-saving boredom buster.
A story shared by a poet who was raised in Compton in Los Angeles. That is currently incarcerated in California.
Separated by incarceration, we used phone calls to repair our difficult relationship before his passing.
Story shared by an incarcerated father and his relationship with his son from behind bars.
A simple game of baseball holds powerful truths about family.
The deaths of the Canada geese were a blow to incarcerated men at the Colorado prison where the birds had taken up residence.
This common phrase can be a threat in prison —but also a sign of mutual respect.
What it’s like to live through a dust storm at a California state prison.
A friend and co-worker received the news that she would finally be reunited with her loved ones after 30 years of living in prison.