For most people, reading is a form of escapism, a way of imagining ourselves in a different position, place, or even another world. There are, however, some situations where the power of literacy and stories to transport the reader is even more important.
Prison can be a desperate place for men and women serving custodial sentences, but for some it can also be a space for reflection and change. This event brings together two men who have experienced the reality of the prison system and have come out on the other side through the transformative power of reading.
Join Peg Alexander as she delves into the astonishing experiences of Pete White and Noel ‘Razor’ Smith, their time both in prison and out and how literature has helped to change their lives. This is a true tale of redemption through reading.