Posts by Ryan Clover

Poetry Anthology #18

Poetry anthology 18 was compiled by Jennifer at Prisoner Express. It was her last big project before she graduated. She edited 2 anthologies in her time at Prisoner Express, reading many thousands of poems from 400+ participants and selected these to print. All of the prisoners who submitted poems received a copy of the newsletter. Download…

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Getting Ready for our annual Prison Art Exhibition

Next week we’re hosting our annual art exhibition for Prisoner Express. Here’s a link to our event so you can mark your calendar. We see art as a tool of expression that allows us to capture snapshots of our individual human experiences. For some, art is their only way of telling the world who they…

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Thousands of Prisoner Express Newsletters Are Out For Delivery

Twice a year our library does a newsletter mailing to 4,000+ prisoners who’ve signed up in one way or another. You can subscribe to our newsletter to get it via email, and learn more about how we use the newsletter to foster the exchange of ideas and creative expression through otherwise insurmountable barriers. Our newsletter…

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Art Knows Nepal ’18

This newsletter shares the rich art of Nepal and Treacy’s experiences on an artist’s residency in Kathmandu, Nepal. Click Here to Download “Art Knows Nepal” Packet

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Chess Newsletter Fall ’17

We have had an ongoing chess club for more than 8 years and as volunteers leave the area we have always managed to find someone new to lead this effort. Currently the lessons are being created by a prisoner in Washington State. This is the first time we have had a program created by someone…

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Art Made Entirely From Prison Coffee

In 2018 we’re hosting an art show at Gimme Coffee which features art made entirely from prison coffee. Hundreds of people have participated in our art programs over the years, and this is the latest show put on by Prisoner Express. In this Video, Gary shows a couple of the pieces.

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