Practitioner Perspectives

Alexander, B. (2010) Is William Martinez Not Our Brother? Twenty Years of the Prison Creative Arts Project The University of Michigan Press

Art in the Public Interest High Performance 71 (Spring 1996) featuring ‘Miles from Nowhere: Teaching Dance in Prison’ by Leslie Neal, ‘Maintaining Humanity’ by Steven Durland, and ‘Taking Down the Walls From the Outside’ by Marshall Weber

Brune, K. (2011) Creating Behind the Razor Wire: Perspectives from Arts in Corrections in the United States

Campbell, W.R. (1978) Dead Man Walking: Teaching in a Maximum-Security Prison McGraw Hill

Gordon, R.E. (2000) The Funhouse Mirror: Reflections on Prison Washington State University

Grant, D. (2010) Artists as Teachers in Prison Huffington Post

Hillman, G. (2011) Community Arts Behind the Walls CultureWork 15 (2) April 2011

Jiler, J. (2006) Doing Time in the Garden: Life Lessons through Prison Horticulture New Village Press

LeGendre, A. (2013) Surrender: Dance in Prison Stance Journal

McDonough, J. (2009-Present) Jail Not Yale: Jill McDonough’s reports from Boston University’s Prison Education Program

Moroz, A. (2012) The Five Lessons I Learned In Prison And How They Made Me A Better Teacher

Reiter, S. (2010) Poets-behind-bars: A creative “righting” project for prisoners and poetry therapists-in-training Journal of Poetry Therapy 23 (4)

Salzman, M. (2003) True Notebooks Alfred A. Knopf

Seidel, S. (2011) Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education R&L Education

Shankman, S. (2010) Inside-Out: Reading Dostoevsky in Prison After Levinas Literary Matters 3 (1) Winter 2010

Shelton, R. (2007) Crossing the Yard: Thirty Years as a Prison Volunteer University of Arizona Press

Snitow, A. (2011) Dangerous Worlds: Teaching Film in Prison Dissent Magazine

Speer, J. (2008) Uncommon Community: One Congregation’s Work with Prisoners Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

Tannenbaum, J. (2000) Disguised as Poem: My Years Teaching Poetry at San Quentin University Press Boston

Thorsen, K. (2011) Custody Art and Art Therapy Sock Monkey Art Therapy

Tobias, S. (2016) Marking Time: Prison Arts and Activism Rejoinder Web Journal

Watercutter, A. (2013) New Folsom Prison Blues 

Williams, R.M. (ed) (2003) Teaching the Arts Behind Bars Northeastern University Press

Wright, C.D. (2007) One Big Self Copper Canyon Press

Wright, R. (ed.) (2008) In the Borderlands: Learning to Teach in Prisons and Alternative Settings California State University San Bernardino