Books Through Bars: Stories from the Prison Books Movement (Paperback)

Books Through Bars: Stories from the Prison Books Movement By Dave Mac Marquis (Editor), Moira Marquis (Editor), Victoria Law (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Dave Mac Marquis (Editor), Moira Marquis (Editor), Victoria Law (Contribution by)
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About the Author


MOIRA MARQUIS manages the Freewrite Project based in PEN America's Prison and Justice Writing program. She has worked with Asheville Prison Books, the Prison Books Collective in Carrboro, North Carolina, and cofounded Saxapahaw Prison Books. Shehas taught history and literature in secondary and higher education. Her academic writing has appeared in Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, Science Fiction Studies, and Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism. She is the author of the PEN America report on carceral censorship, "Reading Between the Bars," and her popular writing can be found in LitHub, TruthOut and PEN America's Works of Justice series. DAVE "MAC" MARQUIS is a lifelong activist. He has worked with the Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu Jamal, Earth First!, the Asheville Global Report, and innumerable other organizations, small and large. He has volunteered at several prison books programs and helped establish Asheville Prison Books as well as Saxapahaw Prison Books. Mac is the book review editor for H-Labor, the executive assistant for the Labor and Working-Class History Association, and a former board member of the Southern Labor Studies Association. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of South Carolina and has a graphic history of the Brotherhood of Timber Workers in production with the Historic New Orleans Collection.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780820365879
ISBN-10: 0820365874
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2024
Pages: 280
Language: English