Richard Shelton


Welcome to my Website!

Here you will find information about my writing, my books, and my work with men in the Arizona state prison system who produce the literary prison journal, Walking Rain Review.

What's happening...

See my creative writing prison program on the Jim Lehrer News Hour.  

Crossing the Yard: Thirty Years as a Prison Volunteer wins the 2007 Southwest Book of the Year!  See the announcement here. 

My book, Going Back to Bisbee, was selected as the
OneBook Arizona for 2007.  

The University of Pittsburgh Press released my latest collection of poetry,
The Last Person to Hear Your Voice.