Spring 2014 Daily Athenaeum Article on Katy Ryan

Katy Ryan, Associate Professor of the WVU English department and founder of APBP, was recognized in April 2014 in The Daily Athenaeum, WVU’s student newspaper. Katy had recently been named the recipient of the Neil S. Bucklew award by the WVU Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for her work with APBP. The article ends with a mention of the Educational Justice and Appalachian Prisons Symposium, co-coordinated by Katy and held April 4-6 at the WVU Downtown Campus.

To read more about Katy and her fantastic contributions to social justice in the Appalachian region, visit http://www.thedaonline.com/news/article_b190cd4e-ba25-11e3-98c6-0017a43b2370.html

Written by Appalachian Prison Book Project

The Appalachian Prison Book Project (APBP) is a nonprofit organization based in Morgantown, WV. APBP sends free books to people imprisoned in six states in the Appalachian region: West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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