Jeannette Tossounian owned an art gallery in the Niagara Region. Five days after her grand opening, she was a target of a violent arson which burnt down her gallery. Tossounian was wrongfully arrested for the crime. Spending two years in a maximum security cell after losing her entire life, Tossounian kept her spirit alive by using the little resources given to her to create a series of sketches, poems and other writings. This is her first of three books on the correctional system in Canada.
Jeannette Tossounian speaking at the International Conference on Prison Abolition in Ottawa in 2014: