Friday, July 8, 2016

Conversation from Death Row: Keith LaMar speaks with Jack Schuler

Listen to the recording here.

Topic: What's it like to write about the world when your world is the size of a closet?

On Tuesday July 12th, 8:00 Eastern, folks across the country are invited to listen in on an interactive phone call with Ohio death row inmate Keith LaMar. Author Jack Shuler, American literature and narrative nonfiction writing professor at Denison University in Ohio, will be on the call with Keith. Their talk will focus on writing about the natural world while being completely cut off from it, as well as the significance of meditation in the memory process, particularly as it relates to recaling traumatic experiences.

Listeners are invited to join the conversation as a telephone audience for the hour-long call and also to send in live questions. Here's how:

• Listen in on your own via streaming audio online at-

• If you can't get online, use this call-in number: 641-715-3580, access code: 583063. The number of callers at once is limited. You will be muted during the call.

• During the call, questions can be communicated to Keith by sending them via email to: or to the page "Justice for Keith LaMar" on Facebook.

• You can also follow and participate in the conversation via Twitter through @FreeKeithLaMar.