Rising Up with Sonali, April 19, 2016
Performing New Lives Panel in NYC at the East Side Institute to introduce the power and potential of theatre in prison, April 15, 2011.
Pen New England Freedom to Write Forum, “Writing on the Walls: American Prison Writing,” April 19, 2007, sponsored by WGBH, Boston MA.
Marblehead Community Access TV “Changing Our World,” April 2012
Cyrus Webb on Conversation Pieces, Blog Talk Radio, April 18, 2016
Reforming the Justice System with Jan Miyasaki, May 4, 2016
WHMP Radio: The Bill Newman Show, May 17, 2016
Al Vuona, Public Eye, April 17, 2016, podcast
Guy Rathbun Ideasphere, April 11, 2016
A Prisoner’s Story of Murder, Remorse, and Justice , March 30, 2016 Radio Boston with Karter Reed.
“You are Here,“ a show about prison education, interview on WERS Boson by Maria Nifakos, October 18, 2015.
http://www.rapstation.com/shows/4937/trggr-radio.html Rap Radio out of U Mass Amherst on Juvenile Justice and Massachusetts harsh sentencing laws, 2014.
Four Stories, Boston pre-eminent reading series presents Crime and Punishment: Stories from the Big House, featuring Jean, Tracy Slater, TJ Parsall and Elaine Lee. Click here to get the mp3 and scroll down to 10/30/06
Interview, All Things Considered, NPR on Shakespeare Behind Bars, March 21, 2001.
Jean’s Changing Lives Through Literature program has also appeared on The Today Show, and Jean has appeared in numerous TV/radio interviews such as The Connection with Chris Lydon, and Here and Now with Robin Young.
Sample Web/Blogs about JT
CarolineLeavittville; A Young Prisoner fights for Justice in Jean Trounstine’s extraordinary true narrative of murder, memory, truth and redemption, in Boy With A Knife, April 11, 2016
CarolineLeavittville: The Bard and women behind bars: Jean Trounstine talks about Shakespeare Behind Bars: The Power of Drama in a Women’s Prison, December 3, 2014.
“Women Who Dared” award from the Jewish Women’s Archives. Featured interview at online JWA.
“The Quality of Mercy:” Online review of Shakespeare Behind Bars by Scott Ruescher for Arts/Editor,
BlogCritics Book Review by Katie Tratner of Why I’m Still Married, July 29, 2007.
“Prison Is No Place for Kids: An Interview with Author Jean Trounstine,” by Chris Zoukis on Huffington Post, December 15, 2015.
“A Novel Approach to Sentencing has Criminals Hitting the Books,“ by William Boles, American News Service, 1997
“Taking Shakespeare into a Women’s Prison,” by Bob Blaisdell, San Francisco Chronicle, April1, 2001.
“Prison Buff: Peeking Behind the Curtain of Incarceration by Amanda Eyre Ward, Austin Chronicle, April 6, 2001
Review of Why I’m Still Married , by Jan Gardner The Boston Globe, “With Hope and Honesty, Essays Show How Marriages Endure,” March 8, 2006.
“Get Your Groove On: Improvisation as a Path to Participation Lowell Civic Collaborative/Middlesex Community College, 14-19, 2006.