Help bring transparency to prisons

Make a year-end donation to support PJP’s work training and publishing incarcerated writers and your gift of up to $1,000 will be doubled, up to $15,000 total, and go twice as far.

Posted inWitness

An Electrical Fire in a Georgia Prison

The first sign of trouble was when the fire alarm went off at around 8 a.m. I was asleep and immediately jumped up to see what was going on. When I stepped out of my cell, I saw other offenders from side 2 running towards the front of the building and banging on the window, but it was to no avail because there were no officers present.