We’re so excited to help get books into the hands of the people! We offer a number of book ordering options to meet your needs:

Order a Book for In-Store Pickup:

Please fill out THIS FORM to place a book order for in-store pickup at the location of your choice, and we’ll be in touch with you via email within a few days. Payment is not required until pickup except in special circumstances. Busboys and Poets gift cards are accepted! 

Get Books Shipped to Your Home :

Visit OUR BOOKSHOP.ORG STOREFRONT to place orders for shipment directly to your home – you choose the shipping method and speed. Browse our curated lists for bookseller recommendations or search for the title of your choosing! Books ordered via Bookshop.org are fulfilled by a third party and our store gets a percentage of the sale. Be advised that Busboys and Poets gift cards are not a payment option for this site. Please contact the wonderful folks at Bookshop if you need any assistance with your order. 

Order a Book to Go

Don’t just feed your body – feed your mind, too! We’re proud to offer a seasonally curated selection of our favorite titles available with your takeout or delivery meal from Busboys and Poets! Simply select the title(s) you wish to purchase from our menu and you’ll receive it along with your order, whether it’s a bagel and coffee in the AM or dinner for the whole family. Place your to-go orders HERE or through one of our delivery partners. 

Bulk Book Fulfillment

Busboys and Poets Books is happy to fulfill your organization’s bulk book needs. We offer a range of discounts and fulfillment options for large-quantity orders for Book Clubs, Professional & Leadership Development, Corporate Retreats, and more! Please fill out THIS FORM and we will be in touch shortly. 

Book Placement and Consignment:

Are you an author who’d like to see your book in our stores? Fill out this FORM and our Author Coordinator will be in touch with you via email within 5-7 business days. As an independent bookstore, we prefer to purchase books directly from publishers,so when possible we will pursue publisher-direct ordering. If publisher-direct ordering is not available, we may be in touch regarding a Consignment Agreement directly with you, the author. Please note that filling out our form does not guarantee placement in our bookstores

Don’t see what you need here? Email us at <books@busboysandpoets.com> and one of our booksellers will assist you ASAP. You can also call (202) 599-6039 and leave a message, and one of our supervisors will get back to you within a business day by phone.