Call for Manuscripts: Launches Book Publishing Arm

By Christopher Zoukis

It is with great pride that announces its entry into the realm of book publishing.  Middle Street Publishing,’s owner, is now entering the publishing industry with a focus on providing much-needed texts.  Middle Street Publishing, a South Carolina non-profit dedicated to social justice, is interested in publishing books that are needed, but might not be commercial blockbusters.  The point is to bring such books to the marketplace so that those who need them will have access to them.  Image courtesy

The staff members of Middle Street Publishing are old hats when it comes to the book publishing industry.  With over 10 published books to their staff’s credit (their own books, not published by MSP), hundreds of book reviews, hundreds of articles, scores of texts edited, and a number of successful book promotional campaigns under their belts, this is a group of talented book creation, marketing, and promotion professionals who know what it takes to make a successful book and market it effectively.  This group of experienced book industry professionals is now interested in publishing for the prison education and prison reform marketplaces.

The purpose behind the Middle Street Publishing/ book publishing venture is to find authors who have something important to say in the prison education and prison reform arenas and help them bring their work to the marketplace.  Their publishing strategy is simple:

~Offer authors healthy contracts.

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Every prison within the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has an inmate leisure library and an inmate law library.  Both libraries are typically housed within the institution’s Education Department and are accessible to all inmates in general population.  All leisure library and law library services are offered free of charge (excluding printing and copying costs).

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Federal Prison Inmate Sues Taco Bell

By Dianne Frazee-Walker Everyone has said at least one time in their lives “Wow, I wish I would have thought of that!’ Texas maximum security federal inmate Gary Cole claims he did think of that. Visualize inventing a snack that tastes “out of this world” and it becomes the most popular food item of the

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