Memoir About MD Inmate Book Club Leads to Prison Ban

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A volunteer literature instructor at the Jessup Correctional Institution in Maryland was dismissed by state prison officials, apparently in retaliation after she wrote a memoir about her experiences. The Baltimore Sun reports that Mikita Brottman, a professor of literature at the Maryland Institute College of Art, had volunteered at the prison for the past four years, teaching classics--Melville, Poe, Shakespeare . . .

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