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Post-Prison & Post-Subjectivity: Nasty comments from the walking dead.

Sometimes the dead speak, and I don’t mean the physically dead. The walking dead. Those beings without being. Those without an interior space for empathy, 1,117 more words


Kissie Goodwin, Emily Thomas and HMP Isis - Awards to ward off critique

“Smile and others will smile back. Smile to show how transparent, how candid you are. Smile if you have nothing to say. Most of all, do not hide the fact you have nothing to say nor your total indifference to others. 623 more words

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Post-Prison Memories: Bleeding

My first day in custody started tomorrow, one year ago. Being convicted, I was taken from the defense stand; I wasn’t behind glass, as I’d represented myself. 1,078 more words

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#JusticeForEyricka: Trans Woman Attacked In Prison Sparks Social Media Campaign

A #JusticeForEyricka campaign has been gaining traction across social media when news hit that a transgender woman, Eyricka Thompson (King), was facing alarming mistreatment in prison. 276 more words


Post-Prison Memories: The Hospital

After being sexually assaulted by a cellmate, transferred from HMP Bedford to HMP Norwich to HMP Isis (inside Belmarsh’s wall), I collapsed physically and mentally. My diet, being largely vegan, had been insufficient. 873 more words

(12) Prison Notebook, 27.07.16

Below is a an extract from the first entries in my prison notebooks.

Today is my twelfth day at Bedford prison. Yesterday I saw my husband, Alexander, the only person to ever truly understand me. 788 more words