Incarcerated individuals seeking books can write to us at:

NYC Books Through Bars
c/o Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen Street
New York, NY 10002

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

PLEASE NOTE: We do not fill requests sent by email. If you’d like to make a request for a loved one, please snail mail your request to the above address.

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 a link to the latest national directory of Books to Prison programs.