Date(s) - Monday, 07/28/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Writings From Prison
Writings from Prison is a reading group that will look at a variety of incarcerated voices from around the world.
6pm @ Klinger Street Studios / 11627 Klinger Street
June 30, July 7, 14, 21, and 28
“Cell Song” by Etheridge Knight
Night Music Slanted
Light strike the cave
of sleep. I alone
tread the red circle
and twist the space
Come now, etheridge, don’t
be a savior; take
your words and scrape
the sky, shake rain
on the desert, sprinkle
salt on the tail
of a girl,
can there anything
good come out of
http://www.assatashakur.org/womeninprison.htm Women in Prison: How It Is With Us Assata Shakur
http://www.assatashakur.org/pope.htm A Letter to the Pope, Havana Cuba Assata Shakur
http://www.assatashakur.org/prisoncomplex.htm Letter from Assata on the Prison Industrial Complex Assata Shakur
http://www.supportdaniel.org/files/CMU_WEB.pdf Exposing “Little Guantanamo”: Inside the CMU Daniel McGowan
The Logistics of Human Warehousing Rodney Morgan III
Selections from The Memoirs from the Women’s Prison Nawal el Sa’adawi
and poems from Mila D. Aguilar. Both are here.
Selections from Couldn’t Keep it to Myself by Wally Lamb and the women of the York Correctional Institution. We will look at writings by Barbara Parsons Lane and Robin Cullen.
Angela Davis, Are Prison’s Obsolete?