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Poetry in the Prisons

The North Carolina Writers’ Network facilitates the Prison Writers Outreach program, which pairs incarcerated writers with volunteers who work together on exploring the possibilities offered by creative writing: memoir, short or long fiction, poetry, plays, and more. There’s a tremendous amount of intererst in this program, and there’s a wait-list for incarcerated writers waiting for […]

PEN America Announces Writing for Justice Fellows

PEN America has announed their 2019-2020 Writing for Justice Fellows. These fellowships commission written works of lasting merit that illuminate critical issues related to mass incarceration and catalyze public debate. The eight fellows will be individually paired with a member of the Advisory Board for work on a specific project. Proposed projects include a book-length […]