Prisoners Literature Project

Contact

Contact Us?

Mailing address for U.S. prisoner book requests:

Prisoners Literature Project
c/o Bound Together Books
1369 Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94117

Please don’t send book requests to our Blake St. office, or to our email account, or our phone numbers. We only answer requests mailed to Bound Together Books on Haight St.

PLP Main Office (home of our volunteer meetings!):

Prisoners Literature Project
Grassroots House
2022 Blake Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

(Map – there’s plenty of local parking, and the office is walkable in 11-15 minutes from downtown Berkeley BART or Ashby BART  – also, AC Transit bus #18 stops nearby.)

Info phone: (510) 749-4160 (also please call this number to volunteer with a group.)
Email: Prisonlit@gmail.com

Volunteer meetings are Sunday 1-5pm and Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm at the Grassroots House. Just show up! We will answer letters, choose books & package them.

REMINDER: if you can’t make it to volunteer in person, please consider donating to us via PayPal, either one-off or recurring – our postage costs are high and every little bit counts!

About the Prisoners Literature Project

The Prisoners Literature Project is an all-volunteer grassroots group that sends hundreds of free book packages to needy prisoners in the United States every month.

Please consider donating to the PLP or volunteering your time (if you live in the Bay Area, CA!) to help us answer letters from prisoners who write us from all over the United States.

Latest News
PLP’s Giving Tuesday campaign – help us out, get your donation matched!
Nov 2017

As Giving Tuesday (November 28th) approaches, we at the Prisoners Literature Project are launching a special fundraising campaign.


Visit PLP at the Howard Zinn Book Fair!
Nov 2017

Come visit the Prisoners Literature Project at the Howard Zinn Book Fair, next Sunday (Nov.19th) from 10am to 6pm at City College of San Francisco!


PLP: no volunteer meetup on Sunday, November 26th
Nov 2017

NOTE: the PLP’s volunteer session on Sunday, November 26th from 1pm to 5pm is cancelled, due to another Grassroots House group using the space. (We’re open every Wednesday and Sunday for volunteer sessions besides that date!)