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Creative writing at HMP Guys Marsh

Creative writing at HMP Guys Marsh



Ella Simpson, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Bath Spa University, writes about her experience coordinating a creative writing course last year at HMP Guys Marsh. She shares an extract from the resulting anthology ‘Chrysalis Chronicles’, written by Kam, one of the men taking part. They said it couldn’t be done. One prison, twelve weeks, five [...]
BBC feature on creative writing in prisons

BBC feature on creative writing in prisons



Carlo Gebler has spent nearly three decades working in the Northern Ireland prison system as a teacher of creative writing. Produced by Conor Garrett for BBC Northern Ireland, BBC Radio 3’s latest Sunday Feature explores if prison arts and education made any difference to the lives of those Carlo taught. The author and teacher meets inmates attending […]