An ON TIME Excerpt: “Babel of Silence” by E.J. LeRoy

Enjoy an excerpt from E.J. LeRoy’s “Babel of Silence,” featured in our upcoming anthology ON TIME. The worst thing about prison is the voice shackles. Those silver-colored collars they snap around our necks immediately following the guilty verdict are both cruel and painless. Long ago, reformers passed laws to prevent cruelty toward the incarcerated. They abolished…