Lex Cortes, a former inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility, read his poetry, along with a selection of other inmates’ poetry, during a recent Arts in Prison poetry reading at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. Cortes studied poetry during his incarceration with Arlin Buyert, the Arts in Prison Poetry Program instructor.
Lex Cortes, a former inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility, read his poetry, along with a selection of other inmates’ poetry, during a recent Arts in Prison poetry reading at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. Cortes studied poetry during his incarceration with Arlin Buyert, the Arts in Prison Poetry Program instructor. Anne Marie Hunter Special to The Star
Lex Cortes, a former inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility, read his poetry, along with a selection of other inmates’ poetry, during a recent Arts in Prison poetry reading at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. Cortes studied poetry during his incarceration with Arlin Buyert, the Arts in Prison Poetry Program instructor. Anne Marie Hunter Special to The Star

‘Voiceless’ inmates find healing through prison poetry program

March 12, 2018 10:30 AM