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Recipe For Prison Pruno

Take ten peeled oranges,Jarvis Masters, it is the judgment and sentence of this court,one 8 oz. bowl of fruit cocktail,that the charged information was true,squeeze the fruit into a… More

My Turn

On a quiet day almost twenty years ago I watched two fellow prisoners at Florida State Prison enter Dana DeWitt's cell and stab him so viciously that his blood… More

Walker’s Requiem

I could see myself in the dark mahogany coffin. How I had gotten there and why was something I couldn't remember. I could hear the hum of an organ… More

In the Big Yard

Rumors abound Inmate So-and-So done gotta parole date.Last Monday, but sucker don't evenKnow his woman done run off with "sweet Cadillac Willie"Who spent her welfare check on gasoline an'… More

House passes Freedom to Read Amendment

In a vote that sends a clear message to the Bush Administration that Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act needs to be amended to protect Americans' right to… More

World Press Freedom Day

To mark this year's May 3rd World Press Freedom Day, PEN is focusing on three cases of attacks on writers and journalists who use the internet. Details of each… More