Incarcerated individuals seeking books can write to us at:

NYC Books Through Bars
c/o Bluestockings Bookstore
116 Suffolk Street
New York, NY 10002

(This address is only for book requests. Do not send us packages here.)

As a policy, capacity, and access issue, we cannot fill requests via email.

Here is our greetings letter which explains how our program operates in case you have loved ones you would like to send it to.

Please note, we fill requests from all states except AL, FL, LA, MA, MI, MS, NC, PA, OH, and WI, with a priority for NY.

Finding other books-to-prison groups:

Boston’s Prison Book Program website includes links groups across the country.