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pen.org: Works of Justice: Temperature Check, COVID-19 Behind Bars, Vol. One

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Our first dispatch comes from Derek Trumbo, a multi-time PEN America Prison Writing Award winner, dramatist, and part-time mentor to all those who seek purpose in imprisonment.

From 2019-2020 Writing For Justice Fellow Arthur Longworth: “What Coronavirus Quarantine Looks Like in Prison” on The Marshall Project.

From Jose Saldana, Komrade Z*, and 2018-2019 Writing For Justice Fellow Nadja Eisenburg-Guyot: “Release People From Jail to Prevent a Coronavirus Catastrophe Behind Bars” on Shadow Proof.

From PEN America Prison Writing Contest multi-year winner John J. Lennon: “The Day the Coronavirus Came to Prison” in Esquire.

Links to other advocacy efforts and resources regarding COVID-19 in prisons can be found at The Justice Collaborative’s growing database.

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