Dec 09 2011
Writers' Bloc Publication

December 2011
Writer's Bloc, a student organization at Cornell University, provides a literary platform for the self-expression of incarcerated students of teh Cornell Prison Education Program at Auburn and Cayuga Correctional Facilities.  The bi-annual journal includes works of poetry and prose that underscore the experience of incarceration by documenting feelings of loss, triumph, sorrow and growth. This year, Writer's Bloc will host Avi Steinberg, author of Running the Books, to share his experience of working as a librarian in a maximum security facility and the importance of literature in correctional facilities. Mr. Steinberg will present a lecture in March 2012.

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