Fernanda Dahlstrom is a writer, editor and lawyer who lives in Brisbane. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Kill Your Darlings, Overland, Mascara Literary Journal and Art Guide.
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The Life Inside: A Memoir of Prison, Family and Philosophy
by Andy West
Published April 2022
While the reader can sympathise with West’s reluctance to impose his own ideas on the prisoners, where does this leave the debate around prison abolition and reform? And what validity, one is tempted to ask, do reform and abolition movements have if their agendas are not co-opted by those most affected?
May. 2022 • Memoir • Non-fiction