In The Washington Post’s “Book Club” newsletter, critic Ron Charles wrote about access to books in prisons. He highlighted work by Prison Legal News, PEN America, the Prison Policy Initiative, and APBP. Connecting the Dots What I especially appreciate about…
APBP Featured in BuzzFeed News
APBP was recently featured in BuzzFeed News! Read the article, This Appalachian Nonprofit Puts Books in the Hands of Inmates Who Need Them, to learn about how we got started, what we do, and how we do it.
APBP in WVU NEWS
APBP is featured on WVU News (6:00 mark). Wonderful interviews with Mark Brazaitis and Delia Trickett!
“Redefining the English PhD One Passion At a Time”
From WVU's Eberly Magazine: "A clarifying moment in Mike Buso’s life was in downtown Morgantown in the headquarters of a nonprofit while opening a misaddressed letter. "The letter was to the Appalachian Prison Book Project, founded and directed by WVU…
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And another article on the new women’s book club at Hazelton
"The Appalachian Prison Book Project has opened a new chapter here in West Virginia. Inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton, a female institution in Bruceton Mills, will now receive donated books and participate in a book club supervised by head…
Read More And another article on the new women’s book club at Hazelton
APBP Starts Book Club for Women Nov 14, 2014
The idea for the book club grew from a discussion at last spring’s Educational Justice and Appalachian Prisons Symposium, an event co-sponsored by the Appalachian Prison Book Project. For the past 10 years, the community and West Virginia University-based nonprofit…
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…
WVU Eberly Magazine Features APBP
APBP is featured in the recent Eberly magazine. AND one of our amazing undergraduate volunteers, Stephanie Anderson, is showcased for her academic achievements (“Being at college means everything right now. I’m so glad to be here.") AND Mark Brazaitis is…
Appalachian Prison Book Project in the national news
An Associated Press article has APBP in the national news today! Here are a couple pics and a link to the article.
APBP in the Daily Athenaeum
Hot off the presses! Well, not "hot," exactly--it was published a few days ago--but a nice write-up in any case! APBP in the DA, 8/22/2012