Breakout: Voices from Inside - A Benefit Reading for PEN's Prison Writing Program
November 26: 7:30PM – 8:30PM
Join a panel of tremendous writers and actors including Lili Taylor, Nick Flynn, Touré, and Bryonn Bain, for a reading of moving, award-winning prose and poetry from the PEN Prison Writing Contest. Proceeds from the event help ensure that PEN's Prison Writing Program continues to promote the restorative and rehabilitative power of writing by providing hundreds of inmates with skilled writing teachers, free Handbooks for Writers in Prison, and a forum where inmates are encouraged to use the written word.
Admission to this benefit reading is $35 and can be paid at the registers or at the door to the event. Admits one person. The event will be located in the Strand's 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.