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We’re having an Open House on June 4th!

Help us celebrate our new, roomier and sun-filled location. We’ve worked hard to create a nice space for volunteers to work as we answer book requests.

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PLP thank you letters — Spring 2022

We’re so happy to share some more notes of appreciation that we’ve received from book recipients over the past couple of months. Joy oh joy we love to find these kind words tucked in the hundreds of letters we receive each month!

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PLP’s at the Bay Area Book Festival this weekend!

Great news: Prisoners Literature Project will be at the Bay Area Book Festival this weekend in downtown Berkeley!

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Independent Book Store Day: buy books for PLP & double your impact.

Independent Bookstore Day 2022 is a major opportunity to support local booksellers and stock up on new selections for yourself — and now, for PLP as well!

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Books and more! Find out what other useful resources PLP includes in packages

Each package PLP sends to an incarcerated reader usually includes 1-4 books. However, there are a number of other great resources that may be nestled in the envelope. We thought we would share some of these items that we have created or that come to us from other great books-to-prisoners groups.

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New PLP display at Oakland comic book store!

New PLP display at Oakland comic book store!

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PLP thank you letters — Winter 2022

We’re welcoming in the new year with some more uplifting letters and warm holiday greetings from book recipients.

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PLP: ways to help during the 2021 holiday season

Holiday greetings from the Prisoners Literature Project. Thanks for reading, donating and supporting our mission. We’re an inclusive, all-volunteer, grassroots nonprofit whose purpose is to encourage reading, the pursuit of knowledge, and self-determination among incarcerated people. And we’re still sending out 200+ packages of books to 49 U.S. states weekly, with your help. Following our Giving Tuesday appeal (much […]

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PLP needs your help this Giving Tuesday!

Now that Giving Tuesday is nearly upon us, we wanted to update you all on the Prisoners Literature Project’s efforts to send books to incarcerated people throughout the U.S., and explain how we need your help.

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Gratitude Poem

We love getting feedback from book recipients. This arrived in the mail recently and we are sharing it here with the permission of author.

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About the Prisoners Literature Project

The Prisoners Literature Project is an inclusive, all-volunteer, grassroots nonprofit whose purpose is to encourage reading, the pursuit of knowledge, and self-determination among incarcerated people. By sending free reading materials to those behind bars, PLP aims to foster learning and critical thinking and help people prepare to lead successful lives after incarceration. We believe that all people have a right to read.

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.

Prisoners – want books?

Mailing address for U.S. prisoner book requests: Prisoner Literature Project c/o Bound Together Books 1369 Haight St San Francisco, CA 94117 There's more info here on what else prisoners need to include with their requests.