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Writing Behind the Wall

Teaching prison writing, where prisoners live

Chronicle illustration by Scott Seymour

August 01, 2010 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Two college seniors and nine convicted felons fill desks in what might be an elementary classroom on the bad side of town: ragged curtains, cranky heat register, stained ceiling. The convicts, all men, wear sweats in state-issue green. The students...

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