Prisons Foundation seeks a more creative and fulfilling  world for incarcerated citizens

We publish books by inmates that are available on this website for free reading and downloading. We also exhibit art created in prison (see Our publishing program exists solely through your donations.  To assist us in our work,please click the donate button above. Click here for welcoming message from Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking.   

Podcast from Prison: Heartbreak, Humor and Hubris from the Inside. Podcast series featuring excerpts from books written by incarcerated men and women, including those performed at Podcast from Prison Live at the Kennedy Center. Professionally read by accomplished actors including Harry Legg, Danyel Reid, Jossan Robinson, Christine Sloan Stoddard, Daniel Crowe, and Carlo Fiorletta. Click here to listen.

Our Manuscript Submission Guidelines
All books by prisoners and returning citizens and those who write about them and books by all citizens who donate are welcome for publication.Click Here for further information and submission guidelines for inmates.  If you are not an inmate, please write Thank you.

Acknowledging Our Angels
Without donations from the individuals and organizations listed below and from other loyal supporters, our Free publishing program could not exist. Please click a name below (if underlined) to read more about the donor on the donor's webpage. If you would like to support our work with a tax-deductible donation to our nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, we will acknowledge your support here with a listing and link to your webpage. For this consideration and acknowledgement, donations must be at least $200 annually for organizations, $100 annually for non-prisoners, and $50 annually for prisoners. You can make your donation by clicking the Donation link at the top of this page or by sending a check or money order to PRISONS FOUNDATION, 2512 Virginia Ave. NW, #58043, Washington, DC 20037. Thank you.

Author William Charles Carnell
Author William J. Petty

Author Christopher Gerlach

Author Derrick Gibson

Author Mike Enemigo

Author John W. Banos

Author James Fleetwood Jr
Artist Ray Gardner

Author Donald Ridenour

Author Glenn A. Holder Sr.

Author Alfredo Estroza Colon

Author John Paul Minarik

Author Michael Brown

Author Phillip Wilcoxson

Author Richard Raven Berg

Author Aaron Burns

Author Paul Baber

Author William John Montez

Author Charles N. Diorio

Author William C. Crabbe

Author Ray Aguirre

Author William Knowels

Bleakhouse Publishing
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Sundance Channel
Dona Pereira
Watergate Gallery & Frame Design
Barbara Cavanaugh
Art Appreciation Foundation
Open Society Institute
Singer Argentilhia Boechat
William  J. Skerret
Bill Fleming
Lloyd Rubin
Argentilhia Boechat 
John Carniglia
Philip I. Sullivan
Marianne Evans
Joel Rosin

Prisons Foundation now offers quality Dictionaries and Thesauruses for only $3.95 each, and we can mail them directly to prisoners.  Click here   for information flyer and  ordering form. Or purchase below. (Free Bonus book when you buy both books)


Click here for your FREE

How to Legally Avoid
Being Placed on the
Sex Offender Registry

A FREE Guide prepared by the Research and Legal Staff of Safe Streets
Arts Foundation
Prison Art Catalog and Order Form 
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We gratefully acknowledge our supporters. Business and professional supporters who wish recognition should contact
 Darrin Sobin
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