Reading Between the Bars

In this report, we seek to shine a light on the staggering realities of prison censorship and challenge its normalization, both legally and culturally. More

Introducing The Freewrite Project Zine

PEN America’s Prison and Justice Writing Program presents a zine featuring work from creative writing workshop participants in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. The workshops were framed around curriculum developed… More

Turning Sentences Around

In this Works of Justice exclusive, Robert Lee Williams reflects on how PEN America's "The Sentences That Create Us: Crafting a Writer's Life in Prison" (Haymarket Books, 2022) helped… More