ABOUT PAPER CHAINED

Paper Chained is a journal of writing and artistic expressions from individuals affected by incarceration that was founded in 2017. In 2021, Paper Chained welcomed Damien Linnane as the new editor.

Paper Chained is a free, not-for profit publication funded primarily through the Community Restorative Centre and our annual sponsors About Time For Justice and The University of Southern Queensland. It is currently distributed to incarcerated people in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States who have submitted contributions, requested copies or have been referred by friends.


If you are currently in prison, have experienced time in prison, or you have a loved one in prison, we welcome your contributions to this journal. Contributions from those supportive of prison reform will also be considered. Learn more about submitting a contribution here.

Please contact us if you would like to support the journal financially through sponsorship. You can donate via our GoFundMe page or our PayPal account.