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Prisons in the press - 29 April

Books, deaths and inmates earning Duke of Edinburgh awards

Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news. 679 more words


Hush, Little Bird: Nicole Trope

Hush, Little Bird from Australian author Nicole Trope brings together two vastly different narrative voices that are tied together by place (a low security women’s prison) and their shared pasts. 521 more words


Orange is the New Black ~ Piper Kerman

Date Completed: 3/19/16

Rating: 5/10

I have to preface this by saying I watch the show. So when my roommate had to read this book for her class, I thought it would be a great idea to check out the audio book from the library and listen to it together on our road trip. 343 more words

Book Review

God's Spirit at work in women's prison

If number of tears shed is an indication, Divine Hope’s summer study center at Rockville Correctional Facility was a huge success. Tears sprang to eyes as women inmates shared heartbreaking concerns. 985 more words

CR Article

Florida's Brutal Gulag For Women: Rats, bugs and ‘natural’ deaths

County health inspection records show that over the past two years, the prison kitchens have at times been plagued by rats, roaches and flies. Mechanical dishwashers didn’t operate properly. 82 more words

National News

Officials Restrict Access To Day Rooms At Michigan Women's Prison

LANSING (AP) – Michigan’s Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility has begun limiting inmate access to prison day rooms this week.

The Detroit Free Press reports that several inmates and their family members tell the newspaper that due to overcrowding, inmates have been placed on “21-hour lockdowns,” beginning Monday. 102 more words


Past Imperfect - #332

Prison Matron: “Now, Dottie, is this really a proper way for you to behave?”

Dottie: “I don’t care! I’m sick to death of you bringing me the same lousy food on the same lousy tray ever y day.” 418 more words