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Jean Trounstine

Jean Trounstine is an author and editor of six published books and many articles, professor at Middlesex Community College in Massachusetts and a prison activist. For 10 years, she taught college classes at Framingham Women’s Prison and directed eight plays, publishing Shakespeare Behind Bars: The Power of Drama in a Women’s Prison about that work. She blogs for Boston Magazine and takes apart the criminal legal system brick by brick at where she blogs weekly at “Justice with Jean.” Find her contributions to The Rag Blog here. Her newest book is Boy With A Knife: A Story of Murder, Remorse, and a Prisoner’s Fight for Justice. Follow her on Twitter: @justicewithjean.