Read Original Literature from PEN America Publications and Programs
PEN America produces a breadth of interviews, poetry, graphic narratives, essays, translation, and book excerpts through its online series, literary awards, Prison Writing Program, World Voices Festival, and other events throughout the year.
Thorazine, Haldol & Coffee: My Life in a Prison Mental Health Ward
"When the security officer opened the door, and I walked into the unit, I had no idea what I’d find and what to do." More