octubre 2, 2017
A PIECE OF CHICAGO IN EL SALVADOR

A PIECE OF CHICAGO IN EL SALVADOR

Two days ago, I attended a Publication Celebration in Apanteos prison in El Salvador. Ten days ago, I attended a Publication Celebration at Division 10…

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abril 18, 2017
31 STORIES IN 10 WEEKS.

31 STORIES IN 10 WEEKS.

It’s like walking through a dark tunnel with your arms out,reaching for the closest object to hold on to so that you don’t fall. Like…

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marzo 23, 2017
MS. MCCAMPBELL GOES TO JAIL

MS. MCCAMPBELL GOES TO JAIL

Yesterday, my high school English teacher came with me to Cook County Jail. “No one else can write what you do, if the story comes…

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febrero 13, 2017
DONE GOOD. DONE BAD. BOTH SUCCESSFULLY.

DONE GOOD. DONE BAD. BOTH SUCCESSFULLY.

I often talk about literature as a vehicle to develop empathy. And in class the other day, I really experienced it: the power of text-based-dialogue…

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enero 27, 2017
THE APPLICATION PROCESS

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Forty-five detainees completed the Soy Autor application today at Cook County Jail. Forty five out of the 60 who have been invited to apply (we…

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