The first copies of Hear Me, See Me: Incarcerated Women Write greeted me at the door when I arrived home from vacation.
What a gift to hold the words and voices of 60 of Vermont’s women prisoners and ex-offenders in my actual hands!
The front cover is more striking than the JPGs from publisher Orbis Books indicated, and the 12 inside color images of the women’s artwork provide soft and beautiful accents to the writings.
Order your copy now from Orbis Books or Amazon! And if you’re in Burlington, Vermont on Thursday, Oct. 3rd, join us at 5:30 p.m. at Main Street Landing for the celebratory launch.
Here’s a snippet from the book’s introduction to whet your appetite: Continue reading