Former WITS writer Kathryn Paterson Peterson finished her Ph.D. and now teaches literature and playwriting to prisoners. The prison is the Ramsey I unit in Rosharon, Texas, where she is teaching writing and literature courses through UH-Clear Lake. Kathryn reports:
My guys did very well in the 2007 PEN/Prison writing competition. We placed in every category and practically swept the playwriting. If you want the full results, go to this link and check out all the Rosharon, TX winners!!!! I am a proud “mama.”
Congrats to the students and the teacher. An award from PEN is truly an honor!