Update from Idra Novey, VIDA Liaison to the PEN Prison Writing Committee

“If any of us hopes to survive,” the poet June Jordan wrote, “s/he must meet the extremity of the American female condition with immediate and political response.”  The extremity of the American female condition Jordan speaks of is perhaps nowhere as excruciatingly evident as in the American prison system.   Each year, the PEN Prison … Continue reading Update from Idra Novey, VIDA Liaison to the PEN Prison Writing Committee