Poetry Anthology 25: Melancholy, Love, and Lessons by Kimberly V

Do you ever wonder what incarcerated individuals think about? Those mysterious thoughts are what I’ve been able to observe while constructing the 25th Poetry Anthology for Prisoner Express. When your day-to-day life is so controlled and mostly void of freedom and autonomy, you would expect it to be quite difficult to come up with creative…

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Reflecting on Thomas Harris’ Journal – Sep 2021

This week I am sharing my impressions on Thomas Harris’ journal entries from Sept. 2021. I encourage you to visit the Journal Archive if you are interested in seeing more works directly from prisoners. ~ Sara Reflecting on Norman Theriot (Journal from 09/2021) The reason I chose to talk about Harris’s entries is that they…

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We are Humans: Stories from the Incarcerated by Martin Vicario

This week I am sharing my reflections on a journal entry from Martin Vicario in October 2021. I encourage you to visit the Journal Archive if you are interested in seeing more works directly from prisoners. Sara   We are Humans: Stories from the Incarcerated by Martin Vicario This entry stood out to me because…

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Looking into Norman Theriot’s Journal

This week I am sharing my reflections on Norman Theriot’s journal entry from 09/27/2021. I encourage you to visit the Journal Archive if you are interested in seeing more works directly from prisoners. Sara   Norman Theriot (Journal from 09/27/2021) Theriot’s journal is a combination of things—of self-reflection, growth, perseverance, and what prison life is…

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Life Story of Deshuan Flowers

Beginning this week, I will be choosing a journal entry from the many that Prisoner Express receives and reflecting on the entry in a brief blog post. I encourage you to visit the online Journal Archive. Sara   Life Story of Deshuan Flowers In a little over a page, Deshuan Flowers tells what he titles…

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Summer 2021 Newsletter

Here is the latest Prisoner Express newsletter, being sent to over 4,000 subscribed members. Click here to download PDF – Summer 21 PE Newsletter The knowledge that people read their words and care about their well-being gives prisoners comfort and motivates them to change their lives and habits. Reading one another’s writing helps those in…

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Winter 2021 Newsletter

Throughout the pandemic, Prisoner Express has continued to offer high-quality distance learning programs and opportunities for creative self-expression in a public forum to incarcerated men and women throughout the US. We are mailing our latest Prisoner Express newsletter to close to 4000 active participants. It is chock full of their submitted writings and art and…

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

Prisoner Express has just mailed it’s Summer 2020 Newsletter to incarcerated men and women throughout the USA. During the pandemic, most internal programming is shut down in prisons. Often prisons are in a perpetual lockdown state so people are confined to their cells with little or no opportunities for education and creative engagement.  PE is…

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