Articles About Prisons

Selected Articles on Prisons, Prisoners, and Reading

Readers’ panel: experiences of books in prison, May 2014, The Guardian

Interview—Women in prison: an unquiet minority, May 2009, Real Change

1 in 100 U.S. Adults Behind Bars, New Study Says, February 2008, NY Times

When Did Used Books Become Contraband?, August 2007, Seattle Weekly

Illiteracy Reinforces Prison Captivity, December 2006, San Francisco Chronicle

From Inmate to Mentor, Through Power of Books, October 2006, Washington Post

Look for That Prison Label, June 2000, The Progressive