Press & Speaking


WVTM-TV (NBC-13) Community champion uses words to help prisons, Birmingham, Ala. February 2, 2023
FOX59, Marian University partners with Indiana Prison Writers Workshop, December 7, 2021
WRTV, Program growth and impact, May 13, 2021
WISH-TV, Past participant spotlight, October 7, 2020
CBS4, Indiana Prison Writers Workshop sets to expand
, August 22, 2018
FOX59, Indiana Prison Writers Workshop sets to expand, August 22, 2018

The Chicago Tribune, Program Spotlight, March 16, 2021
Pattern Magazine, Program Spotlight, April 19, 2021
NPR, “All In” one-hour segment, February 26, 2021
WFYI, Study Measures Impact Of Reading And Creative Writing On Communication And Problem-Solving Skills, November 19, 2020
NUVO Magazine, July 16, 2020

WFYI, June 3, 2020
NUVO Magazine, November 26, 2019
Indianapolis Recorder, October 28, 2019
Reflections: A Journal of Community-Engaged Writing and Rhetoric, August 26, 2019
Living by Design, August 5, 2019
GirlSpring “Shero” feature, June 18, 2019
NUVO Magazine, September 9, 2018

Amplify Indy on Spotify, May, 2021
Hopeful Hoosier, August, 2019
Worldly Church Girl Podcast, July 2019
Ode To The Underdog, Apple Podcast, July 2019

Indy Star, October 7, 2018

Butler University, March 23, 2022
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, January 29, 2022
Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library Freedom to Read Week, September 25, 2019
First Menonite Church, April 2019
Panel, post-show discussion, Fonseca Theatre Company, Lady Day, one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, March 2019
Homeboy Industries, January 28, 2019
PEN America Prison Writing Program via Indiana Writers Center, September 2018
PACE Indy Fundraiser, November 8 program participant (ex-offender) serves as speaker
Indiana State Library,  November 19, 2018
Prison-to-School Pipeline Conference, December 1, 2018
Understanding Mass Incarceration: Break Your Bias Round-table discussion held by IUPUI’s SPEA graduate students featuring program participant Phil Roberts, December 5, 2018
Pivot Marketing, January 18, 2019
Panel, post-show discussion, Fonseca Theatre Company, The Ballad of Klook and Vinette, February 2019

Stories Unchained: Soulful Prison Prose, Amazon
Incarcerated student stories published in the Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library annual journal, So It Goes, January 2020
Incarcerated student stories published online in the Spirit & Place Festival blog, December 10, 2019

Art and writing show, Rabble Coffee House, September 16, 2018