prison stories
Prison Stories

“… the women in the Prison Stories Project are using writing, theatre and storytelling to move confidently into the future. Their stories are unique and valuable, dignified by the circle of trust they create for each other.”, Elaine Blanchard- Program Director

NPR – All Things Considered
Elaine Blanchard On the Power of Storytelling in Prison

The Memphis Daily News
Prison Stories Lends Ear to Women Behind Bars

WKNO 91.1 – NPR for the Mid-South
Tales from the Pen, Music from the Heart

The Memphis Commercial Appeal
Wendi C. Thomas: Jailed women share stories

The Memphis Commercial Appeal
Faith Matters: Women heard, heeded calling to do more to care for downtown

The Memphis Commercial Appeal
Incarcerated women’s stories come to life on stage at TheatreWorks

The Memphis Commercial Appeal
Wendi C. Thomas: Paper suits are cold, cruel treatment for county prisoners

The Memphis Commercial Appeal
Storytelling and art combine to help students communicate creatively

Memphis Flyer
Voices of the South Goes to Jail

Chatterbox Audio Theater
Listen and learn more about Prison Stories here.

Calvary Memphis News
The Rev. Elaine Blanchard: Writer, storyteller, actor in Memphis, TN

Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club Radio Show with Jeremy Park

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