Prisoner Express News & Updates

Spring 21 Online Prisoner Express Art Show

By Ryan Clover | May 20, 2021

The opening date is May 27th. Link to be posted on the PE homepage on May 27th. At Prisoner Express, we receive creative writing, art, and journals from incarcerated men and women from across the nation. Their writing and art share perspectives and offer valuable insights into the current prison system. This year our annual…

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Winter 2021 Newsletter

By Gary Fine | March 14, 2021

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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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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