NZ’s Newest Prison Permits Inmates to Use Cell Phones, Computers, and Tablets

By Christopher Zoukis Excerpt from original article published in The Huffington Post on May 27, 2015. In an era where American prison administrators are losing the battle against illicit cell phone usage in our nation’s prisons and lawmakers are creating draconian criminal statues to punish offenders, New Zealand’s newest prison, the high-security Auckland South Corrections Facility […]

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Incarcerated Writer Christopher Zoukis Vindicated!

All Incident Reports Overturned and Expunged By Middle Street Publishing It is with great pride and joy that we at Middle Street Publishing share the terrific news that embattled prison writer Christopher Zoukis has been vindicated once again! He’s now back available via email and can again make telephone calls from Federal Correctional Institution Petersburg […]

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College for Convicts book wins award

Incarcerated writer Christopher Zoukis proves the case for Prisoner Education Petersburg, VA – Eric Hoffer was a moral and social philosopher who was lauded as one of America’s free thinking writers and a champion for the underclass of working men. It’s interesting that a writer who is currently behind bars in FCI Petersburg has won […]

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Hymn Stories – Continued

By Christopher Zoukis Somewhere in there, after his missionary work in England, he worked as a missionary in Liberia to the Kru and Bassa people.  This lasted for about fifteen years.  He then returned to England for five years.  Finally, he came home to Colorado, living on the hill at Belleview campus.  He was made […]

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Mother’s Day at Your Local Prison

By Christopher Zoukis This Mother’s Day, like this past Christmas I won’t be able to speak with my mom and tell her I love her. (And this isn’t because I’m in prison, but because I’ve spoken out about prison conditions and have had my phone privileges rescinded). I say not this to say “poor me,” […]

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Hymn Stories

By Christopher Zoukis The stone is red with polyps of purple.  Rough edges contrast with the polished, glass-like front where the name is engraved.  Above the name, floating surreally, two hands posed in prayer indicate that below lies a person of faith.  Below the name are the dates:  September 4, 1912 is the day of […]

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Wilhelm Reich – continued

By Christopher Zoukis Reich began constructing orgone accumulators in 1940.  By this time, Reich had defined orgone energy as the “primodial cosmic energy,” and asserted that it was blue in color.  In other words, God Himself is Big Blue. Blue, of course, was omnipresent just like God, and was responsible for the weather, the color […]

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