Poetry Anthology Vol. 26

The 26th Prisoner Express Poetry Anthology is now available to read!   Letter from the author Over the past several months, hundreds of poems have poured in from across the country. These works explore love and loss, the fleeting nature of memory, and personal transformation, among other themes. We’ve compiled many of the poems into…

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

Our most recent newsletter is out! This issue features many sections of poignant stories, poems, and art from prisoners. Read what they have to say about Heroes, Censorship, Holidays, and many more topics. Future program offerings to prisoners such as the Meditation Project, Book Club, Journal Project, and more can be found throughout the newsletter…

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Spring ’22 PE Programs Available Online

We are happy to announce that Prisoner Express’ latest courses and programs have officially been mailed to members and are now available to read online as well. In addition to our newsletter that is mailed every 6 months, we also offer incarcerated individuals educational packets on a variety of subjects. In this cycle, we included…

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Journal Starter Spring ’22

Welcome all future and current writers! Our journal project’s goal is to provide you with a space for your thoughts and your voice, to allow you to be heard. Reflecting on your day, week, year, or past can give your mind an outlet to think and process thoughts and feelings you might otherwise have spinning…

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Rattle Poetry Spring ’22

Welcome to Rattle #62 Since PE began, PE members have been making and sharing poetry. Two summers ago, Samantha, a student worker, was working on a book club project. She showed it to her mom. As it happens, her poet mother had a chapbook published by Rattle. Elizabeth [her mom] provided a description on how to…

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Philosophy Spring ’22

Trying to make sense of this world, and especially trying to understand spiritual and emotional well-being while faced with all the challenges of life has left man scratching his head and pondering. This program leads you through a historical tour of the development of some of this philosophical thought. It also contains exercises and questions…

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Meditation Spring ’22

Dear Present and Future Meditators. We have an interesting packet this cycle created by Sarah and Tara. They created their pieces independently so there are two different flavors to the packet. This packet contains information about various practices in meditation, its benefits, advice, a list of resources, and more. Begin or continue your journey to…

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Let’s Learn Spanish! ’22

This program was created by Hope, a former PE student worker who has now graduated and is attending law school. There was so much interest from many of you in learning Spanish that we have brought back this program. Everything you read is written by Hope except this short intro. We now have an advanced…

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Immunology Spring ’22

Welcome to the Immunology Curriculum. You’ll learn in this newsletter how viruses have wreaked havoc on humans from a biological lens.  The pandemic has made this topic very relevant and important to make yourself aware of, and I invite you all to read this packet and learn about the human immune system, antibodies, vaccines, and…

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Film Story Spring ’22

Speak to your inner writer. Put the story living in your head to paper. This packet provides a spark to help you in your creative work to bring those ideas to life and excite your writing interests. This curriculum contains concepts and exercises that will help you begin crafting a story for film or television.…

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