A former assistant district attorney reflects on the Day of the Imprisoned Writer and the intimacy of the handwritten word.
The novelist talks with Jamilah King about what it took to start over from scratch with his latest book, At Night We Walk in Circles.
The U.S. military’s lessons in recent history.
New York has promised help for mentally ill inmates, but still sticks many in solitary confinement.
The activist academic on the prison industrial military complex and its impact on women of color.
Race and justice in America are inextricably linked.
Prison officials claim they need race-based methods to fight gang violence.
An excerpt from the Egyptian novelist’s prison journal, translated by Robyn Creswell.
In Guatanamo: If the Light Goes Out, a photographer explores life in, around, and after detainment.
American courts recognize rights to refuse life-saving treatment. So why won’t the State of Connecticut let William Coleman die?
Notes on prison tourism.
The book New Jack: Guarding Sing Sing, has been banned at that prison since its publication, and so has its author—until now.
“It will never stop, and it will always be necessary. What I did to you was necessary, and what you do to me is necessary.”
Just in time for the holidays, a new CD compiles a who’s who of banned musicians from around the world.
A few of the prison reforms / you wrestled into implementation // in Madrid, will take root /
in the rest of the world