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James Lenfestey learned to set type at Red Dragonfly Press at Tower View, where fine press volumes of his poems have been printed. -- R-E photo by Ruth Nerhaugen

Poems seek to 'free the prisoner within'

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Writer James Lenfestey didn't know quite what to expect when the Anderson Center sent him to the Goodhue County Jail as his community service assignment.


He certainly didn't anticipate it would lead to a book, "Into the Goodhue County Jail: Poems to Free Prisoners."

"It set off a creative fire in me," the Minneapolis writer said.

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