Prisoner Express News & Updates

Prisoner Express in Poets and Writers Magazine

By Mariana | January 29, 2021

Poets and Writers magazine recently published an article about Prisoner Express, its origins, and its programs. It also includes an interview with the founder, Gary Fine. Check out the article here!

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A Wrap on 2020

By Mariana | January 24, 2021

New Programs During the most recent cycle, five new programs have been introduced with the help of our volunteers, including philosophy, mental health, screenwriting, and computer science informational programs. Some Achievements In exciting news, art created by the inmates in the Art Knows program were put on display in the MoMA as part of a…

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Chapbook Club Winter 2020 – 2021

By Mariana | January 10, 2021

I am no longerthe woman I was back then.Wife. Daughter. Shadow. Elizabeth Wolf An exciting new program this cycle is a chapbook club made possible by author Elizabeth Wolf, who has donated 300 copies of her poetry chapbook Did You Know. A chapbook is a book of poems that relate to a central theme and…

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Volunteer with Online Program!

By Ryan Clover | December 11, 2020

Prisoner Express is now offering an online volunteer hub with regular events, instructions for writing prisoners, and updates on the digital archive for prisoner writing! This is helping us achieve our goal to provide opportunities to share, heal, and connect as human beings. Since March 2020 we have been unable to access our regular space…

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Friends of the Library Booksale Partners with Prisoner Express to fulfill book requests, and You can Help!

By Gary Fine | October 21, 2020

Wed 10/28, Saturday 10/31 and Sunday 11/1 Each year, hundreds of people browse through books at the Friends of the Library Booksale. In fact, it’s one of the largest in the country. Each year, hundreds of incarcerated people all over the United States send requests for books to Prisoner Express (PE), an organization that works…

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