Delight a friend, family member, co-worker or maybe even yourself with a gift cards to Busboys and Poets! Our gift cards can be used to purchase food (mmm sweet potato pancakes), drink (Langston Cooler, anyone?)books and any other items sold at our bookstore. This includes Busboys merch, notebooks, cards and other fun gifts.

 

Send your gift card instantly by purchasing an e-gift card that gets sent by e-mail immediately, or send a physical gift card by mail that takes 3-6 days to arrive.

 

Happy holidays, friends!

Busboys and Poets Books Literary Resolutions for 2018

Busboys and Poets Books Literary Resolutions for 2018

Check out how the staff of Busboys and Poets Books anticipate spending 2018 (hint: it involves a lot of reading). Kris, Book Events Manager: “Last year my literary resolution was to read one book a week, for 52 books. I met that goal earlier this month (ending the year with 58!) so for 2018, I’m … Continued

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Alice Walker in Conversation with Andy Shallal at National Museum of African American History and Culture

When: Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7-9pm Details: Busboys and Poets and The National Museum of African American History and Culture present an evening with renowned author, Alice Walker.  An internationally celebrated writer, poet and activist whose works include short fiction, children’s books, volumes of essays and novels, among them The Color Purple for which she … Continued

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E-Gift Cards have arrived

Excited to announce that you can now order and send a gift card to a loved one, friend or colleague within minutes.  Include a note and make someone’s day!   Busboys and Poets gift cards can be used for: Food Bar Coffee Books Click here to order your e-gift card. Can be used at any Busboys … Continued

Event Recap : Busboys X Anniversary Party

Event Recap : Busboys X Anniversary Party

[The] 10-year anniversary party for Busboys and Poets brought hundreds of well-wishers to the restaurant and bookstore chain’s Brookland location in Northeast Washington.”