Prisoners Literature Project

Listen to the NPR story about the PLP online!

October 2016  |  Published in Announcements, Latest News

Humankind
The recently aired NPR (Humankind) longform radio story on Prisoners Literature Project is now available online.

The story, created by Boston-based NPR reporter David Freudberg & featuring our volunteers Gina, Alex, Eric, and Steffi, is online for free here: https://beta.prx.org/stories/187188

Latest News
Special PLP session: come help us on MLK Jr. Day (Jan 15th!)
Jan 2018

ANNOUNCE: the Prisoners Literature Project will be holding a special book picking/packing session on MLK Jr. Day (Monday, January 15th!) from 10am to 5pm.


New York’s pilot program blocks ‘books to prisoners’ programs
Jan 2018

New York State is piloting a program which only allows a few prison-industrial complex ‘approved vendors’ – which have a limited, unhelpful set of full-priced books – to send packages to prisoners.


PLP volunteer sessions: still running through the holiday!
Dec 2017

Our volunteer sessions are running all the way through the holiday, including Xmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (both Sundays!) and Wednesday 27th, for anyone who’d like to come and help us pick/pack books for prisoners.