A practitioner's blog on the role of art in the rehabilitation of offenders
Michael Crowley has worked with offenders for fifteen years. He was writer in residence at young offenders institution for six years and is currently researching the impact creative writing can have on desistance. He is a published playwright and poet and author of ‘Behind the Lines: creative writing with offenders and those at risk’ (Waterside Press). You can find out more about his work at www.michaelcrowley.co.uk This is his blog. The views expressed are his own.