Prisoner Express News & Updates

Winter 2019 Newsletter

By Ryan Clover | March 8, 2019

This is the most recent Prisoner Express Newsletter. This document is printed and sent to over 4,000 active participants of Prisoner Express. Letter from Gary Fine, program director Hi, Great News! We have just published our Winter ’19 issue of Prisoner Express News. It was mailed to 4000+ prisoners a few weeks ago and now it…

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

By Ryan Clover | October 5, 2018

Greetings and welcome to the summer ‘18 edition of PE News. Prisoner Express, a program of the Durland Alternatives Library, focuses on providing incarcerated individuals with information, education, and opportunities for creative self ­expression in a public forum. Every six months we print a general newsletter like the one you are holding. In it we…

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Thousands of Prisoner Express Newsletters Are Out For Delivery

By Ryan Clover | March 29, 2018

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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Winter 2018 Newsletter

By Rachael Smith | January 2, 2018

Welcome to the world of Prisoner Express. We focus on providing incarcerated men and women with information, education, and opportunities for creative expression in a public forum. Prisoner Express is a project of the Durland Alternatives Library[DAL] located on the campus of Cornell University. DAL is about 50 years old and formed during the height…

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Art Made Entirely From Prison Coffee

By Ryan Clover | December 12, 2017

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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