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Memory Highlights Prejudice

The Book of Memory, published in 2015, was added to my reading pile through a book club I have newly joined. Zimbabwean author, Petina Gappah, writes in short, simple, unsentimental prose throughout this, her second book. 346 more words


Why I started watching OITNB again

I procrastinated writing this piece about Orange is the New Black by sitting and binge watching Orange is the New Black… Don’t judge. You’d do it too. 945 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 every day.” 418 more words


I Was In Prison and You Visited Me

Every Saturday morning I walk across Mexico Highway 190 from the home for needy children in Oaxaca, Mexico, where I volunteer,  to Centro De Intenamiento Feminil De Tanivet, otherwise know as the women’s prison.  505 more words

Use Of Mandatory Overtime Prompts Concerns At Women's Prison

YPSILANTI (WWJ/AP) – The use of mandatory overtime amid a shortage of female corrections officers has prompted concerns at a women’s prison near Ypsilanti.

Mandatory overtime has heightened stress at Huron Valley Correctional Facility and pushed some officers to quit,  130 more words


Prison Memoirs: Twelve Months in Tothill Fields Prison.

On the 28th March 1881 Susan Willis Fletcher was found guilty of obtaining a quantity of jewellery by means of deception and fraud, through the practise of spiritualism. 584 more words

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