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

On Prison Art and Music

PEN America Prison and Justice Writing Program Manager Robbie Pollock highlights three projects centered on making music from prison: Heartbeat Opera, Die Jim Crow Records, and a recent book… More

Uprooting the Lie

In this personal essay, Dyego M. Foddrell reflects on how losing his mother while he was incarcerated inspired him to seek redemption for his past. More