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August 5, 2015 | Category: Blog | Author:

Weekly roundup: Prison poetry, front page art, more

POETRY IN PRISON: In the video above, poet Clint Smith talks about teaching poetry and creative writing at facilities in the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. This is one in a series of short films about speakers in this year’s Future of Storytelling Summit, happening October 7-8 in New York City. And if you want to learn more about prison poetry, be sure to listen to Working Narratives’ own 8-part radio series on that very topic.

FRONT-PAGE ART: Artist Anna Schuleit Haber was given free reign to take over the front page of the Fitchburg, Massachusetts Sentinel & Enterprise newspaper — for 26 days! Read the full story at Poynter.

MESSAGING FLASH CARDS: The Opportunity Agenda has added to its library of “flash cards” to help advocates develop and remember messages on justice issues. Check ’em out here!