Category: INMATES & BOOKS

Critic #1 by Matthew Epperson

I’m closing in on a years worth of work towards my novel A Splendid Compromise, and it has been close to 6 months since I’ve had anyone proof read it. I have a trusted friend in here who does not care about hurting my feelings. (Love you Stew) […]

Rate this:

by Barry Woods

Book title: Talk Dat Shit Barry Poem title: Self Inflected Beaten brutally where mutiny has reconstructed my outer appearance….. It truthfully appears bad… It actually looks worse then it is….. And though I know that its bad to justify it,,,,, The matter at hand- that I need you […]

Rate this:

A BAG OF BOOKS by Sean Swain

[Segment from Final Straw radio show, aired 04Feb18] Daniel Simpson is already home. He went home Tuesday. But, an experience he had a couple weeks ago is pretty illustrative, demonstrating how hateful, petty, and racist these prison fascists are. Before he went home on Tuesday, Daniel was one […]

Rate this:

LAST ACT OF THE CIRCUS ANIMALS NOW IN PRINT: ANARCHIST PRISONER CALL-OUT FOR BANK ROBBERIES AND COUNTEREITING TO SUPPORT CRAPITALIST BOOK SALES by Sean Swain

Last Act of the Circus Animals, which Sean Swain co-wrote with a fellow prisoner, Travis Washington, is now in print, published by Little Black Cart in Berkeley. Last Act was one of the most re-copied and re-distributed zines in the last decade since its first printing in zine […]

Rate this:

Chapter 7

“OH YEAH!” “OH SHIT!” “YES!” “YES!” “Fuck!” Tammy’s body was shaking uncontollably, her eyes opned up real wide, “Tammy climaxing hard!” It was my first time having sex, and i was thinking what the fuck is wrong with this chick. “I was going in on Tammy hard!” I […]

Rate this:

CHAPTER 6

BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! ANDY GIVE ME THAT GUN! Thats what my kindergarten teacher Ms. King was yelling, when she caught me shooting at a crow that was siting on a telephone poll. (I was like dam I missed!) She was still yelling come her boy! I took off […]

Rate this:

CHAPTER 5

The year 1987 I was thirteen, when i got my frist gun. Crack Cocain strated surging through our neighborhood like the plague. There was so many people getting high, it was crazy! Thats when the gang wars started. The first gang to penetrate our projects was the LA […]

Rate this:

Chapter 4

ANDY STOP F*CKING WITH THOSE HO’S I was twelve years old when i got my first twenty dollars, and that twenty dollars came from a prostitue name Tina that worked the strip of 12th and Yesler. Now Yesler avenue is a big ass hill that runs east to […]

Rate this:

Chapter 3

SHES KILLING HIM! One morning back in 1985 i was 11 years old standing on 12th Yesler waiting on the school bus. There was me, and like six other kids standing on the corner, when a woman and a man was comming up the street arguing. The woman […]

Rate this:

Chapter 2

HE’S DEAD! MY BABYS DEAD! HE’S DEAD!!! There was a big fire in the field in the back of the projects, right next to the freeway overpass. All the sticker bushes were burning down. Someone told my mother i was stuck in the trail that was on fire. […]

Rate this:

Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary

“Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary” jolts us from page one into a life and world filled with dire consequences. Steven Jenning’s painfully raw initiation into a violent upbringing at age six leads him down a path of alcoholism, hatred, raging anger, and self-destruction. Imprisoned at age 20 […]

Rate this: