Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing-a PEN American Center Prize Anthology Summary
Bell Gale Chevigny

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Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing-a PEN American Center Prize Anthology Summary

"Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing-a PEN American Center Prize Anthology" was a collection from prison contest winners. PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Editors, and Novelists) American Center sponsored a yearly literary competition for prisoners. The anthology spanned twenty-five years from 1973 to 1998. There were 51 writers that wrote a variety of literature including short stories, poems, testimonies, memoirs, and essays.

The contests enabled the prisoners to express themselves in creative ways. Some were...

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