Category Archives: POP Project

These posts relate to the Asheville, NC-based nonprofit the POP Project, and the author’s work with them.

Time Capsules with Guard Towers: My Journey Inside Death Row Prisons

I recently visited a handful of death row prisons in North Carolina and Virginia. I know there are better vacation options, including ones with more sun and bikinis and boats. But it was important for me to be there. Many … Continue reading

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Why I Give Books to Prisoners

I give books to inmates. I visit death row prisons. When either of these things comes up in conversation, people always ask, “Why?” For a long time, I didn’t really have a great answer. People either “get it” or they … Continue reading

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