Prison blogs

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Prison blogs are weblogs written by people held in prison.[1]

Examples of prison blogs[edit]

New Zealand
  • Thai Prison Life a collection of blogs and articles relating the experience of life in Thailand's many overcrowded prisons.
United Kingdom
United States

"On the Inside" by Paul Modrowski, an autistic man serving life without parole at Stateville prison in Illinois.


  1. ^ Sebastian Matkey. Blogging Behind Bars: How Prison Blogs Revived Prison Literature in the United States. Munich: GRIN Verlag, 2011
  2. ^ Colin Espiner. Prison blog ban ruled out. The Press (Christchurch, New Zealand), August 1, 2006.
  3. ^ Parmy Olson. Prison Blogger Reveals Christmas Day Menu Behind Bars. Forbes, 12/24/2010
  4. ^ Patrick Kingsley. The pie man and the prison blog. The Guardian (London), August 16, 2011
  5. ^ Release threat ends Sheridan's prison blog. Sunday Mail (UK), June 19, 2011.
  6. ^ Dean Herbert. Probe over jailed Sheridan's website blog. The Express (Scottish ed.), Feb. 7, 2011.
  7. ^ Shaun Attwood. Hard Time: A Brit in America's Toughest Jail. Mainstream Publishing Company, Limited, 2010.
  8. ^ Pomona College. Introduction to Digital Media Studies blog entry, March 3, 2009
  9. ^ Joe Nocera. In Prison For Taking A Liar Loan. New York Times, March 26, 2011.
  10. ^ Denise Allabaugh. Former Ponzi schemer recalls greed-fueled life. Citizens Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA), April 20, 2010