- Heather Jarvis
Heather Jarvis was awarded the Fielding Dawson Prize in Memoir in the 2019 Prison Writing Contest for “Poker Face” and the 2nd Place prize in Nonfiction in the 2021 Prison Writing Contest for “Frozen Pancakes and Bathrooms.”
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Two prominent Chinese advocates for citizen rights and the rule of law in China were tried for subversion this week in what family members said was an opaque legal process designed to conceal from people the plight of the country’s human rights defenders. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/06/24/china-rule-of-law-activists-trial/
[email protected]'s Artists at Risk Connection, @pen_int and @PENCubaExilio condemn “cruel and inhumane” prison sentences imposed without “legal merit” on Cuban artist-activists Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Maykel “Osorbo” Castillo Pérez. https://pen.org/press-release/cruel-and-inhumane-prison-sentences-imposed-without-legal-merit-on-cuban-artist-activists-luis-manuel-otero-alcantara-and-maykel-osorbo-castillo-p/