Selected articles and book chapters featuring CLC sponsored work written by Community Literacy Center staff, interns, volunteers, and program participants

Tuthill, Shelby, and Tobi Jacobi, “Self-Care as Ethical Practice for Teachers and Volunteers Working Behind Bars,” Teaching Literature and Writing in Prison, eds, Patrick Alexander and Sheila Smith-McKoy. Modern Language Association Press: Forthcoming 2022.

Von Weller, Chandera, Joni Joplin, Sam Pecchio, Larissa Willkomm, Kate Miller, and Tobi Jacobi, 2018, “Mothering through Addiction and Jail,” Mothers, addiction and recovery: Finding meaning through the journey, eds, Wendy Peterson, Laura Armstrong, and Michelle Foulkes. Bradford, ON: Demeter Press: 49-66.

Jacobi, Tobi, 2018, “Public Memory behind Bars: Speaking Out with Writers at a County Jail,” Prison Pedagogy, eds, Sherry Rankins-Robertson and Joe Lockard. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press: 109-26.

Curry, Michelle, and Tobi Jacobi, 2017, “Just Sitting in a Cell, You and Me”: Sponsoring Writing in a County Jail,” Community Literacy Journal 12.1 (Fall 2017): 5-22.

Rogers, Laura, Wendy Hinshaw, Cory Holding, and Tobi Jacobi, 2017, "Bending Bars: A Dialogue between Four Prison Teacher-Researchers," Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine 3.1 (2017): 73-90.

Jacobi, Tobi, 2016, “Against Infrastructure: Curating Community Literacy in a Jail Writing Program,” Community Literacy Journal (Fall 2016): 64-75.

Jacobi, Tobi, and Lara Roberts, 2016, “Developing Self-Care Strategies for Volunteers in a Jail Writing Program,” The Voluntary Sector in Prisons: Encouraging Institutional and Personal Change, eds, Laura Abrams and Emma Hughes.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan: 331-361.

Pencil art by Matt F.
Pencil art by Matt F.