On The Row is a staged reading of the stories of 10 men on Arkansas’ Death Row collected over six months in 2016 through in-person creative writing guidance on the Row and follow-up by US Mail.
Exploring the art of storytelling/creative writing with incarcerated women since 2012
The Prison Story Project team met with 11 women incarcerated at the Northwest Arkansas Community Correction Center from October 2016 through January 2017 in a storytelling/creative writing circle. We met every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6:00pm -7:30pm and...
Project Director Kathy McGregor, Creative Writing Director Matt Henriksen, Creative Writing Assistant and actor David Jolliffe, and Theater Director and actor Troy Schremmer spoke with Ozark's at Large Kyle Kellams at the KUAF studio on Tuesday, January 10, 2016. The...
I have attended both prison stories project performances at St. Paul’s, and I think they are some of the most powerful performances I have ever seen. I am struck by the fact that the women creating these stories face so many problems that stem from domestic abuse. As director of the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter, I see our clients face many of the same struggles and barriers to a healthy and productive life. This is such an empowering project, both for those women participating and for all of us as an audience.Melanie Palmer