Doran Larson

Hamilton College

Guest

Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Hamilton College and Director of the America Prison Writing Archive. He’s author of several books on incarceration including Editor of Fourth City; Essays from the Prison in America and author of “Witness in the Era of Mass Incarceration; Discovering the Ethical Prison.” He also teaches a creative writing work shop at Attica Correctional Facility

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How prison writing programs transform inmates and provide vital accounts of life inside

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