NEWS + ARTICLES

 
 

“Death Penalty Upheld in 1985 Slaying of San Quentin Guard, Despite Recantation” by Bob Egelko. San Francisco Chronicle, August 14, 2019

“Death Penalty” ACLU of Northern California 2018 Annual Report, p. 26, June 2019.

“Finding Freedom, Finding Truth: The Impact of Jarvis Jay Masters” by Batya Swift Yasgur. Something is Going to Happen Blog, February 27, 2019

“Psychiatry on Death Row: Interviews from the Inside” by Batya Swift Yasgur. Psychiatry Advisor, February 15, 2019

Another Birthday on Death Row” by Rebecca Solnit. Lion’s Roar, August 14, 2018

“Debriefer: Lethal Rejection” by Tom Gogola & Andrew Steingrube. Bohemian, May 30, 2018

“Day of Prayer and Action for Condemned Author Jarvis Jay Masters” by Tom Gogola. Bohemian, January 26, 2018

“Whale of Debriefer: Injection Objection” by Tom Gogola. Bohemian, May 18, 2016

Injustice Delayed by Rebecca Solnit. Harper’s Magazine Blog, March 2016

Bird in a Cage by Rebecca Solnit. Harper's Magazine, March 2016

Jarvis Masters: A Story in Need of a New Ending by Alan Senauke. Clear View Blog, February 2016

“Death Penalty Upheld for Inmate Accused of 1985 San Quentin Prison Guard Murder” CBS SF Bay Area KPIX 5, February 22, 2016

“Jarvis Jay Masters’ Conviction is Affirmed in Appeal Ruling” Lion’s Roar, February 22, 2016

“Condemned Men Talking: A Day on San Quentin’s Death Row” by Tom Gogola. Bohemian, January 6, 2016

“Condemned Men Talking: A Day on San Quentin’s Death Row” by Tom Gogola. Pacific Sun, January 6, 2016

Jarvis Masters : Notes on Oral Arguments at the California Supreme Court by Alan Senauke. Clear View Blog, November 2015

“10 Death Row Inmates Who Might Be Innocent” by Emily Gage. Listverse.com, October 24, 2015

Buddhist Author on Death Row Goes on Hunger Strike Radio episode discussing the case, Jarvis’s hunger strike, and the announcement that the California Supreme Court will finally hear oral arguments on his appeal. KPFA 94.1 FM, August 2015

Death Row: The Man Sentenced 20 Years Ago... Who Still Doesn't Know The Day He Will Die by Tim Walker. The Independent, April 2015

“That Bird Has My Wings: An Acrostic Pantoum about Death Row Prisoner Jarvis Jay Masters” by Carolyn Wright. TruthDig, February 4, 2015

“Buddha Buzz: A Columbia Professor and a Death Row Inmate” by Emma Varvaloucas. Tricycle, February 1, 2013

“An Interview with Buddhist Author & Death Row Inmate Jarvis Jay Masters” by Chris Grosso. Elephant Journal, Jan 30, 2013

“Book Review: ‘That Bird Has My Wings’ by Jarvis Jay Masters by Barbara Oldershaw. Inquiring Mind, Spring 2010.

“Review of ‘That Bird Has My Wings’ by Jarvis Jay Masters” by Jenny Phillips. Lion’s Roar, January 10, 2010

“Books in Brief: Reviews” by Joan Duncan Oliver. Tricycle, Winter 2009

“Finding Freedom: The Death Row Journey of Jarvis Jay Masters” by Susan Moon. Lion’s Roar, November 1, 2007

“Innocent” by David Seth. The Dream Antilles LitBlog, March 11, 2007

“Innocent on Death Row? Jarvis Jay Masters” by David Seth. Daily Kos Community, March 11, 2007

 
 
 

Books that include Jarvis’ STORY:

Braswell, Michael and Fuller, John and Lozoff, Bo, Corrections, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice, Anderson Publishing Company, 2001

Chodron, Pema, The Places that Scare You, Shambhala Publications, Boston, Massachusetts, 2002

Chodron, Pema, Practicing Peace, Shambhala Publications, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012

Chodron, Pema, Practicing Peace in Times of War, Shambhala Publications, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006

Ermachild, Melody Chavis, Altars in the Street A Neighborhood Fights to Survive, Bell Tower, New York, 1997

hooks, bell, All About Love, Harper Collins, NY, NY, 2000

Newton Holmes, Ann, ed. Uncorked: A Literary Harvest, Napa Valley Scribblers Guild, Deer Park, CA, 2011

Paine, Jeffery, Re-enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West, W.W. Norton and Company, Inc. 2004

Thomas, Becky, Survivors on the Yoga Mat: Stories for Those Healing from Trauma, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, 2014

Van Soest, Dorothy. Just Mercy, Apprentice House, Baltimore, 2014

Vishvapani, Challenging Times: Personal stories and adversity as a spiritual teacher (What Buddhism Can Offer), Windhorse Publications, 2007

Walker, Rebecca, What Makes a Man: 22 Writers Imagine the Future, Riverhead, 2004