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Jean Trounstine

Jean Trounstine is an author/editor of five published books, a professor at Middlesex Community College, and a prison activist. She worked at Jean Trounstine is an author whose most recent book is Boy With a Knife: A Story of Murder, Remorse, and a Prisoner’s Fight for Justice (2016). She is also a professor at Middlesex Community College, and a prison activist who worked at Framingham Women’s Prison for ten years, where she directed eight plays with incarcerated women. Her noted Shakespeare Behind Bars: The Power of Drama in a Women’s Prison is about that work. She co-founded the women’s branch of Changing Lives Through Literature, blogs at jeantrounstine.com, and takes apart the justice system on Twitter @justicewithjean.