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In this new project for challenging times, we will be offering readers a dozen or so short stories in the coming month. Some will be on the theme of disease, social isolation, and sorrow; others, we hope, will simply be a momentary escape through imagination.Read More
When Celes Tisdale led poetry workshops at Attica State Prison, soon after the 1971 uprising, some of the prisoners were still recovering from gunshots. Their writings demonstrates the power of poetry to help oppressed people heal from trauma and organize their political thinking.
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