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Inside Poetry for National Poetry Day 3

By |September 18th, 2014|

Since our Book of the Month this month has been chosen by William Sieghart, the founder of  National Poetry Day we’re putting up a poem a week, written by a prisoner, in the month leading up […]

Six Book Challenge new goal

By |September 13th, 2014|

There was a reception the other day to celebrate the Six Book Challenge – hosted by Felicity Osborne at 11 Downing Street. On UN International Literacy Day, 8 September, The Reading Agency (who run the Six Book Challenge) […]

Inside Poetry for National Poetry Day 2

By |September 11th, 2014|

Here’s another poem from Inside Time, the issue of August 2014, kindly chosen for us by Rachel Billington. We’re putting up a poem a week in the month leading up to National Poetry Day on […]

Read On. Get On.

By |September 10th, 2014|

Timely and vital campaign started by Save the Children  Read On. Get On has just been launched. It’s a coalition of all sorts of groups and people passionate about passing on the gift of reading […]

The Book Rooms in HMP Wormwood Scrubs–latest

By |September 9th, 2014|

To update on how it’s going– The Book Room on B Wing is really taking off. The new Rooms on A and C Wings have got off to a great start. And books are […]

Prison Reading Group and The Railway Man

By |September 8th, 2014|

We’ve had a report from one of the Prison Reading Groups about The Railway Man by Eric Lomax.  It will be obvious why we wanted to reproduce it here:

“All the men who had read the book really enjoyed it. […]

Inside Poetry for National Poetry Day

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Our Book of the Month for September has been chosen by William Sieghart who founded National Poetry Day so we thought we would put up a poem a week in the month leading up to […]